yellowtail flounder

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yel′lowtail floun′der


n.
a spotted flounder, Limanda ferruginea, of the Atlantic coast of North America, having a yellowish tail fin.
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Noun1.yellowtail flounder - flesh of American flounder having a yellowish tail
Limanda ferruginea, yellowtail flounder - American flounder having a yellowish tail
flounder - flesh of any of various American and European flatfish
2.yellowtail flounder - American flounder having a yellowish tail
righteye flounder, righteyed flounder - flounders with both eyes on the right side of the head
genus Limanda, Limanda - a genus of Pleuronectidae; righteye flounders having a humped nose and small scales; the underside is often brightly colored
yellowtail flounder - flesh of American flounder having a yellowish tail
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