sand dab


noun

any of several flatfishes used for food, especially of the genus Citharichthys, inhabiting waters along the Pacific coast of North America.

Origin of sand dab

First recorded in 1830–40
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British Dictionary definitions for sand dab

sand dab

noun

any of various small flatfishes of the genus Citharichthys that occur in American Pacific coastal waters and are important food fishes

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