paranzella net

noun

par·​an·​zel·​la net
variants or less commonly paranzella trawl
¦parən¦zelə-
or paranze trawl
pəˈranzə-
: a net dragged along the sea bottom between two boats used especially in fishing for soles and flounders

Word History

Etymology

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 28 Feb. 2024.

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