Dover sole


Definition of Dover sole

  1. 1 :  a common European sole (Solea solea) esteemed as a food fish

  2. 2 :  a flatfish (Microstomus pacificus of the family Ploeronectidae) of the Pacific coast of North America that is a commercially important food fish

Origin and Etymology of dover sole

probably from Dover, England

First Known Use: circa 1911

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