paranzella net

par·​an·​zel·​la net
variants: or less commonly paranzella trawl \ ¦parən¦zelə-​ \ or paranze trawl \ pəˈranzə-​ \

Definition of paranzella net

: a net dragged along the sea bottom between two boats used especially in fishing for soles and flounders

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History and Etymology for paranzella net

paranzella from Italian, small fishing boat, diminutive of paranza trawler, fishing boat; paranze from Italian paranza

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“Paranzella net.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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