Definition of Flounder. Meaning of Flounder. Synonyms of Flounder
Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Flounder.
Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Flounder and, of course, Flounder synonyms and on the right images related to the word Flounder.
Definition of Flounder
FlounderFlounder Floun"der, n. [Cf. Sw. flundra; akin to Dan. flynder,
Icel. fly?ra, G. flunder, and perh. to E. flounder, v.i.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) A flatfish of the family Pleuronectid[ae], of
Note: The common English flounder is Pleuronectes flesus.
There are several common American species used as food;
as the smooth flounder (P. glabra); the rough or
winter flounder (P. Americanus); the summer flounder,
or plaice (Paralichthys dentatus), Atlantic coast;
and the starry flounder (Pleuronectes stellatus).
2. (Bootmaking) A tool used in crimping boot fronts. FlounderFlounder Floun"der, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Floundered; p. pr. &
vb. n. Floundering.] [Cf. D. flodderen to flap, splash
through mire, E. flounce, v.i., and flounder the fish.]
To fling the limbs and body, as in making efforts to move; to
struggle, as a horse in the mire, or as a fish on land; to
roll, toss, and tumble; to flounce.
They have floundered on from blunder to blunder. --Sir
Flounder Floun"der, n.
The act of floundering.
Meaning of Flounder from wikipedia
are a group
species. They are demersal
at the bottom
of oceans around
the world; some species
will also enter
- The Flounder
(German: Der Butt, pronounced
[deːɐ̯ bʊt] (listen)) is a 1977 novel
by the German writer
Günter Gr****. It is loosely based
on the fairy
- The summer flounder
(Paralichthys dentatus) is a marine flatfish
that is found
in the Atlantic Ocean
off the East Coast
of the United States
- The winter flounder
(Pseudopleuronectes americ****), also known
as the black
back, is a right-e**** ("dextral") flatfish
of the family
- The pea**** flounder
(Bothus mancus), also known
as the flowery flounder
, is a species
of fish in the family Bothidae
). The species...
is a 1994 comedy
film set in the aftermath
of the Los Angeles riots
of 1992. The film was directed
- The European flounder
(Platichthys flesus) is a flatfish
of European coastal waters
from the White
Sea in the north
to the Mediterranean
and the Black...
- The Baltic flounder
(Platichthys solemdali) is a species
of flatfish endemic
to the Baltic
it is the only known endemic
fish species. It is...
- The olive flounder
(Paralichthys olivaceus), **** halibut
or ****anese halibut, is a temperate marine species
of large-tooth flounder native
- The Gulf flounder
(Paralichthys albiguttata) is a species
of sal****er flounder
. The Gulf flounder
is a flatfish
on its side. Their
Recent Searches ...
Related images to Flounder