Definition of Limanda
1. Noun. A genus of Pleuronectidae; righteye flounders having a humped nose and small scales; the underside is often brightly colored.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Pleuronectidae, Pleuronectidae
Member holonyms: Limanda Ferruginea, Yellowtail Flounder
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Limanda
Literary usage of Limanda
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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. ..."