rusty dab


Definition of rusty dab

: a rusty-brown yellow-tailed flatfish (Limanda ferruginea) of the east coast of North America that is a small but good food fish

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First Known Use of rusty dab

1839, in the meaning defined above

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“Rusty dab.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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