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plaice

 (plās)
n. pl. plaice or plaic·es
1. A large edible marine flatfish (Pleuronectes platessa) of European coastal waters.
2. Any of various other flatfishes, such as Hippoglossoides platessoides of northern Atlantic coastal waters.

[Middle English, from Old French plais, from Vulgar Latin *platīx, alteration of Late Latin platessa, probably ultimately from Greek platus, broad; see plat- in Indo-European roots.]

plaice

(pleɪs)
n, pl plaice or plaices
1. (Animals) a European flatfish, Pleuronectes platessa, having an oval brown body marked with red or orange spots and valued as a food fish: family Pleuronectidae
2. (Animals) US and Canadian any of various other fishes of the family Pleuronectidae, esp Hippoglossoides platessoides
[C13: from Old French plaïz, from Late Latin platessa flatfish, from Greek platus flat]

plaice

(pleɪs)

n., pl. plaice.
1. a European flatfish, Pleuronectes platessa, used for food.
2. any of various American flatfishes or flounders.
[1250–1300; Middle English, variant of plais < Old French < Late Latin platessa flatfish « Greek platýs flat1, broad]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.plaice - flesh of large European flatfishplaice - flesh of large European flatfish  
Pleuronectes platessa, plaice - large European food fish
flounder - flesh of any of various American and European flatfish
2.plaice - large European food fishplaice - large European food fish    
righteye flounder, righteyed flounder - flounders with both eyes on the right side of the head
genus Pleuronectes, Pleuronectes - type genus of the Pleuronectidae
plaice - flesh of large European flatfish
Translations
نوع من السَّمك المُفَلْطَح
platýz
rødspætte
lepényhal
skarkoli, rauîspretta
plekšnė
plekste
platesa
pisi balığı

plaice

[pleɪs] N (plaice or plaices (pl)) → platija f

plaice

[ˈpleɪs] [plaice] [ˈpleɪs] (pl) ncarrelet m

plaice

n no plScholle f

plaice

[pleɪs] nplatessa, passera di mare

plaice

(pleis) plural plaice noun
a type of flat fish.
References in classic literature ?
depreciate, the delicate fat Milton oyster, the plaice sound and firm, the flounder as much alive as when in the water, the shrimp as big as a prawn, the fine cod alive but a few hours ago, or any other of the various treasures which those water-deities who fish the sea and rivers have committed to the care of the nymphs, the angry Naiades lift up their immortal voices, and the prophane wretch is struck deaf for his impiety.
The landlady called it French cooking, by which she meant that the poor quality of the materials was disguised by ill-made sauces: plaice masqueraded as sole and New Zealand mutton as lamb.
My plaice was a big as the plate - the chips came in their own dish.
Alnmouth and Warkworth beaches are still producing a few flounders with the odd dab and plaice thrown in, with ragworm and mackerel strip being best baits.
A major part of the negotiations, which take place each year, is to decide on total allowable catches (TACs) relating to the seven stocks which are managed jointly by the two parties, namely stocks of cod, haddock, saithe, whiting, plaice,mackerel and herring.
They're not usual bedfellows, but you can with "Willie Fish" and his delicious and seasonal plaice dish with banana.
Her family are struggling to cope with the demands of running The Plaice chip shop, in Leyland, and are now searching for the right people to take it over.
And Lisa's non-stop hospital treatment means she and husband Andrew, 43, can no longer run The Plaice.
Tenders Are Invited For Individualized and reinforced support for the participants of the plaice within the framework of career paths - 2018-2020.
Gwent and District SAC members caught a lot more fish during their roving competition; but they weren't very big and the five garfish, four plaice and one gurnard caught by winner Craig Maddock only added up to 1.
GOOD-SIZED plaice with a few over 2lb are starting to show from quite a few marks.
PERSHORE PLAICE 2 WALLACE RD, SELLY PARK, B29 7ND IF there's one thing you want from a takeaway on a freezing cold night in Brrrrmingham it's hot food - otherwise what's the point?