plaice

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French plaiz, from Late Latin platessa, from Ancient Greek πλατύς (platús, broad).

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Noun[edit]

plaice (plural plaice or plaices)

  1. Several similar marine flatfish of family Pleuronectidae of right-eye flounders:
    1. Pleuronectes platessa (European plaice), commonly found in the North Sea and Irish Sea, with smooth brown skin and red or orange spots.
    2. Hippoglossoides platessoides (American plaice), of the North American Atlantic.
    3. Pleuronectes quadrituberculatus (Alaska plaice), of the eastern North Pacific.
    4. Acanthopsetta nadeshnyi (scale-eye plaice), of the western North Pacific.
    5. Liopsetta glacialis (polar plaice)

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

plaice f

  1. genitive singular of plaic

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
plaice phlaice bplaice
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.