Dover sole
noun Etymology: probably from Dover, England Date: circa 1911 1. a common European sole (Solea solea) esteemed as a food fish 2. a flatfish (Microstomus pacificus of the family Ploeronectidae) of the Pacific coast of North America that is a commercially important food fish

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  • Dover sole — refers to two species of flatfish: The common sole, Solea solea, found in European waters, the Dover sole of European cookery. Microstomus pacificus, found in the northeastern Pacific and called Dover sole along the Pacific coast of America. This …   Wikipedia

  • dover sole — europinis jūrų liežuvis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Solea vulgaris angl. common sole; dover sole; European sole rus. европейская солея; европейский морской язык ryšiai: platesnis terminas –… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • dover sole — azijinė mažažiotė plekšnė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Microstomus pacificus angl. Chinese sole; dover sole; smear dab rus. восточнотихоокеанская малоротая камбала; тихоокеанский малорот ryšiai:… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • dover sole — noun Usage: often capitalized D Etymology: probably from Dover, England 1. : a common European sole (Solea solea or S. vulgaris) that is highly esteemed as a food fish 2. : a brownish blotched flatfish (Microstomus pacificus) of the Pacific coast …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dover sole — Do′ver sole′ n. 1) coo ich a common European sole, Solea solea, esp. one caught in the English Channel: a choice food fish 2) ich a brownish speckled flatfish, Microstomus pacificus, of North American Pacific seas …   From formal English to slang

  • Dover sole — noun a marine flatfish which is highly valued as food. [Solea solea (Europe) and Microstomus pacificus (eastern Pacific).] …   English new terms dictionary

  • Dover sole goujons — goujonettes de sole (sole filets baked or fried in bread crumbs and a light batter; the origin of fish sticks, q.v.) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Sole — may refer to: Contents 1 Business 2 Fish 3 People 4 O …   Wikipedia

  • Sole meunière — is a classic French dish consisting of a filet of sole served with a brown butter sauce and lemon. Sole has a light, flaky texture when cooked and has a mild flavor. Since sole is a flatfish, a single fish will yield four filets rather than the… …   Wikipedia

  • sole — sole1 soleness, n. /sohl/, adj. 1. being the only one; only: the sole living relative. 2. being the only one of the kind; unique; unsurpassed; matchless: the sole brilliance of the gem. 3. belonging or pertaining to one individual or group to the …   Universalium

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