paranzella net

noun
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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paranzella%20net. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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