nounWortformen: plural ˈflatˌfish or ˈflatˌfishes
any of an order (Pleuronectiformes) of marine bony fishes
, including flounders
and soles, having a laterally flattened
, asymmetrical body with, as an adult, both eyes and mouth
on the upper
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