family Cynoglossidae


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Noun1.family Cynoglossidae - tonguefishes
fish family - any of various families of fish
Heterosomata, order Heterosomata, order Pleuronectiformes - flatfishes: halibut; sole; flounder; plaice; turbot; tonguefishes
tonguefish, tongue-fish - left-eyed marine flatfish whose tail tapers to a point; of little commercial value
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Other types of flatfish include sole (family Soleidae) and tonguefishes (family Cynoglossidae).