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 Dictionary entry overview: What does righteye flounder mean? 

  The noun RIGHTEYE FLOUNDER has 1 sense:

1. flounders with both eyes on the right side of the head

  Familiarity information: RIGHTEYE FLOUNDER used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1righteye flounder [BACK TO TOP]


Flounders with both eyes on the right side of the head

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Nouns denoting animals


righteye flounder; righteyed flounder

Hypernyms ("righteye flounder" is a kind of...):

flatfish (any of several families of fishes having flattened bodies that swim along the sea floor on one side of the body with both eyes on the upper side)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "righteye flounder"):

plaice; Pleuronectes platessa (large European food fish)

European flatfish; Platichthys flesus (important food fish of Europe)

Limanda ferruginea; yellowtail flounder (American flounder having a yellowish tail)

blackback flounder; lemon sole; Pseudopleuronectes americanus; winter flounder (important American food fish in the winter)

lemon sole; Microstomus kitt (European flatfish highly valued as food)

American plaice; Hippoglossoides platessoides (large American food fish)

Atlantic halibut; Hippoglossus hippoglossus (largest United States flatfish)

Hippoglossus stenolepsis; Pacific halibut (a righteye flounder found in the Pacific)

Holonyms ("righteye flounder" is a member of...):

family Pleuronectidae; Pleuronectidae (righteye flounders)

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