noun (plural same or scaldfishes)
A small edible European flatfish of inshore waters, the fragile scales of which are easily scraped off, giving the appearance of a scald. Also called megrim2.
- Arnoglossus laterna, family Bothidae
More example sentences
- These trends were shown both by commercially exploited species such as Atlantic cod and common sole, and others not targeted by fisheries including scaldfish and snakeblenny.