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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 flat·fish /ˈflætˌfɪʃ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Flat·fish n. Zool. Any fish of the family Pleuronectidæ; esp., the winter flounder (Pleuronectes Americanus). The flatfishes have the body flattened, swim on the side, and have eyes on one side, as the flounder, turbot, and halibut. See Flounder.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: sweet lean whitish flesh of any of numerous thin-bodied
           fish; usually served as thin fillets
      2: 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
      [also: flatfishes (pl)]