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lemon sole

n
(Animals) a European flatfish, Microstomus kitt, with a variegated brown body: highly valued as a food fish: family Pleuronectidae

lemon sole

- Actually a type of flounder—not sole—it has nothing to do with lemon other than it is pale-yellow in color; the name derives from French limande, "flatfish."
See also related terms for lemon.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lemon sole - flesh of American flounderlemon sole - flesh of American flounder; important in the winter
blackback flounder, Pseudopleuronectes americanus, winter flounder, lemon sole - important American food fish in the winter
flounder - flesh of any of various American and European flatfish
2.lemon sole - highly valued almost pure white flesh
Microstomus kitt, lemon sole - European flatfish highly valued as food
fillet of sole, sole - lean flesh of any of several flatfish
3.lemon sole - popular pale brown food flatfish of the Pacific coast of North America
sole - right-eyed flatfish; many are valued as food; most common in warm seas especially European
genus Parophrys, Parophrys - a genus of Soleidae
4.lemon sole - small European sole
sole - right-eyed flatfish; many are valued as food; most common in warm seas especially European
genus Solea, Solea - type genus of the Soleidae
5.lemon sole - European flatfish highly valued as foodlemon sole - European flatfish highly valued as food
righteye flounder, righteyed flounder - flounders with both eyes on the right side of the head
genus Microstomus, Microstomus - a genus of Pleuronectidae
English sole, lemon sole - highly valued almost pure white flesh
6.lemon sole - important American food fish in the winterlemon sole - important American food fish in the winter
righteye flounder, righteyed flounder - flounders with both eyes on the right side of the head
lemon sole, winter flounder - flesh of American flounder; important in the winter
Translations

lemon sole

nsogliola limanda
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Lemon Soles have rounder bodies and lighter colouration on the side without eye.
STUFFED LEMON SOLE (serves 4) INGREDIENTS: 75g (23/4oz) butter; 2 fennel bulbs, trimmed and finely chopped; 3 garlic cloves, sliced; 24 pitted green olives, chopped; 300g (101/2oz) uncooked peeled baby prawns; juice of 1 lemon; 1tbsp chopped tarragon; salt and black pepper; 4 small whole lemon soles, cleaned; olive oil, for drizzling.
FEEDS FOUR 75g (23/4oz) butter Two fennel bulbs, trimmed and finely chopped Three garlic cloves, sliced 24 pitted green olives, chopped 300g (101/2oz) uncooked peeled baby prawns Juice of 1 lemon One tbsp chopped tarragon Salt and black pepper Four small whole lemon soles, cleaned Olive oil, for drizzling Simple boiled, buttered new potatoes and green beans, to serve 1 Melt the butter in a frying or saute pan and gently fry the fennel, garlic and olives for about eight minutes until the fennel is soft.
Steve added: "Our Blue Marlin operation produces other types of fish goujon, including lemon soles, cod, salmon and monkfish.
Place the lemon soles on a large baking sheet and cover with the butter mixture.
The company are well known suppliers to the wholesale trade in London, Birmingham and the South Coast, providing these markets with cod, haddock, plaice--and some of the finest prime fish available, including Scottish Salmon, halibut, turbot and lemon soles.