yellowtail flounder

noun

Definition of yellowtail flounder

: a flounder (Limanda ferruginea) of the western Atlantic that is brownish above with rusty spots and yellow in front of the tail fin

First Known Use of yellowtail flounder

1950, in the meaning defined above

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“Yellowtail flounder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yellowtail%20flounder. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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