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flatfish (usually a flounder, though)

Another imprecise fish word. Could be a flounder, brill, four-spot megrim, whiff, Norwegian topnot, turbot or similar.

Some dialect versions: rumbo, rombou (Liguria), arrimbuli, rimbùlu, rumbulu (Sardinia), rumbu, rummo (Puglia), pettine (Campania), liguata, passira, rummule, romolo, rumbulu, tappa (Sicily).

Fish & Seafood

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