Solea pegusa
Sole Sole, n. [F. sole, L. solea; -- so named from its flat shape. See {Sole} of the foot.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) Any one of several species of flatfishes of the genus {Solea} and allied genera of the family {Soleid[ae]}, especially the common European species ({Solea vulgaris}), which is a valuable food fish. (b) Any one of several American flounders somewhat resembling the true sole in form or quality, as the California sole ({Lepidopsetta bilineata}), the long-finned sole ({Glyptocephalus zachirus}), and other species. [1913 Webster]

{Lemon}, or {French}, {sole} (Zo["o]l.), a European species of sole ({Solea pegusa}).

{Smooth sole} (Zo["o]l.), the megrim. [1913 Webster]


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  • Solea vulgaris — Sole Sole, n. [F. sole, L. solea; so named from its flat shape. See {Sole} of the foot.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any one of several species of flatfishes of the genus {Solea} and allied genera of the family {Soleid[ae]}, especially the common European… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Solea lascaris — Sandzunge Sandzunge (Pegusa lascaris) Systematik Teilklasse: Echte Knochenfische (Actinopterygii) Überordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pegusa lascaris — Sandzunge Sandzunge (Pegusa lascaris) Systematik Teilklasse: Echte Knochenfische (Actinopterygii) Überordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pegusa lascaris —   Pegusa lascaris …   Wikipedia Español

  • French — Sole Sole, n. [F. sole, L. solea; so named from its flat shape. See {Sole} of the foot.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any one of several species of flatfishes of the genus {Solea} and allied genera of the family {Soleid[ae]}, especially the common European… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Glyptocephalus zachirus — Sole Sole, n. [F. sole, L. solea; so named from its flat shape. See {Sole} of the foot.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any one of several species of flatfishes of the genus {Solea} and allied genera of the family {Soleid[ae]}, especially the common European… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lemon — Sole Sole, n. [F. sole, L. solea; so named from its flat shape. See {Sole} of the foot.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any one of several species of flatfishes of the genus {Solea} and allied genera of the family {Soleid[ae]}, especially the common European… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lepidopsetta bilineata — Sole Sole, n. [F. sole, L. solea; so named from its flat shape. See {Sole} of the foot.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any one of several species of flatfishes of the genus {Solea} and allied genera of the family {Soleid[ae]}, especially the common European… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Smooth sole — Sole Sole, n. [F. sole, L. solea; so named from its flat shape. See {Sole} of the foot.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any one of several species of flatfishes of the genus {Solea} and allied genera of the family {Soleid[ae]}, especially the common European… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sole — Sole, n. [F. sole, L. solea; so named from its flat shape. See {Sole} of the foot.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any one of several species of flatfishes of the genus {Solea} and allied genera of the family {Soleid[ae]}, especially the common European species… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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