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1. flatfish

noun. ['ˈflætˌfɪʃ'] 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.

Synonyms

  • righteyed flounder
  • spiny-finned fish
  • holibut
  • lefteye flounder
  • sole
  • tongue-fish
  • halibut
  • Heterosomata
  • order Pleuronectiformes
  • tonguefish
  • order Heterosomata
  • righteye flounder
  • acanthopterygian
  • lefteyed flounder

Antonyms

  • ride
  • break
  • multiple
  • shared

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Words that Rhyme with Flatfish

  • catfish

Example sentences of the word flatfish


1. Adjective
Sole and flounder are both flatfish found at the bottom of the ocean.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Dover sole is a bottom-dwelling flatfish that swims horizontally and has a different body structure from most fish.

2. flatfish

noun. ['ˈflætˌfɪʃ'] sweet lean whitish flesh of any of numerous thin-bodied fish; usually served as thin fillets.

Synonyms

  • sole
  • halibut
  • saltwater fish
  • fillet of sole
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