[ lem-uhn sohl ]
/ ˈlɛm ən ˈsoʊl /
any of various popular food flatfishes, as Parophrys vetulus of the Pacific (English sole ) and Pseudopleuronectes americanus of the Atlantic (winter flounder, or blackback flounder ).
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Origin of lemon sole
First recorded in 1875–80; probably alteration, by folk etymology, of French limande “dab” (the fish), Old French limande, lime, of uncertain origin
Words nearby lemon sole
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Example sentences from the Web for lemon sole
As for Ansell, the first thing he said was, "Why didn't you counter-order the lemon-sole?"The Longest Journey|E. M. Forster
British Dictionary definitions for lemon sole
a European flatfish, Microstomus kitt, with a variegated brown body: highly valued as a food fish: family Pleuronectidae
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