1. [ noun ] (chemistry,food) sweet lean whitish flesh of any of numerous thin-bodied fish; usually served as thin fillets
Related terms: saltwater_fish halibut sole flounder
2. [ noun ] (zoology) 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
Related terms: spiny-finned_fish righteye_flounder sole halibut lefteye_flounder tonguefish flounder Heterosomata
Similar spelling:   flatfoot