Definition of Limanda

1. Noun. A genus of Pleuronectidae; righteye flounders having a humped nose and small scales; the underside is often brightly colored.

Exact synonyms: Genus Limanda
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Pleuronectidae, Pleuronectidae
Member holonyms: Limanda Ferruginea, Yellowtail Flounder



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Limanda

Lilliput
Lilliputian
Lilly
Lillyan
Lillyanne
Lilo
Lilongwe
Lily
Lily of the Valley
Lilyan
Lilyann
Lima
Lima wood
Limacidae
Liman
Limanda
Limanda ferruginea
Limans
Limbu
Limburg
Limburgan
Limburger
Limburger cheese
Limburgian
Limburgic
Limburgish
Lime disease spirochete
Limehouse
Limehousing

Literary usage of Limanda

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1. Synopsis of the Fishes of North America by David Starr Jordan, Charles Henry Gilbert (1882)
"Phil. Soc. 1873.) oa. Lateral line without accessory branch. e. Lateral liuo strongly arched in front; scales ctenoid. (limanda* ..."

2. A Hand-book, Or, Concise Dictionary of Terms Used in the Arts and Sciences by Walter Hamilton (1825)
"... limanda. DA CAPO. In Music, a term which signifies that the first part of the tune should be repeated at the conclusion. DACE. ..."

3. The Life-histories of the British Marine Food-fishes by William Carmichael M'Intosh, Arthur Thomas Masterman (1897)
"Young Dab, P. limanda, 12.25 mm. long. EW Holt. 7. Young ditto, 15-25 mm. long. EW Holt. 8. Young Flounder, Pleuronectes flesus, bottom stage. CJ Petersen. ..."

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