how to pronounce plaice


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plaice is pronounced in one syllable

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meanings of plaice


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


  1. A surname​.

plaice frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word plaice occurs in english on average 0.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics plaice can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that plaice can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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