summer flounder


noun

a flounder, Paralichthys dentatus, inhabiting shallow waters from Cape Cod to South Carolina, valued as food.

Nearby words

  1. summer,
  2. summer camp,
  3. summer complaint,
  4. summer cypress,
  5. summer diarrhea,
  6. summer games,
  7. summer grape,
  8. summer house,
  9. summer kitchen,
  10. summer pudding

Origin of summer flounder

An Americanism dating back to 1805–15

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