summer flounder

noun
|Updated on: 7 Jul 2018

Definition of summer flounder

: a greenish-brown white-spotted flounder (Paralichthys dentatus of the family Bothidae) that occurs along the Atlantic coast of the U.S. from Maine to Florida and is used for food

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