petrale sole

noun
pe·​tra·​le sole | \ pə-ˈträ-lē- How to pronounce petrale sole (audio) \

Definition of petrale sole

: a flounder (Eopsetta jordani) chiefly of the Pacific waters of North America that is an important food fish

called also petrale

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Pearl On the River 1379 Garden Highway What's new: Fish'n’ chips, but more important is the bounty of seasonal vegetables and fruits chef-owner Anthony Smith is anticipating for dishes such as petrale sole over rainbow chard. Al Pierleoni, sacbee, "Where to go for fun and food along Sacramento's Garden Highway | The Sacramento Bee," 18 May 2018

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First Known Use of petrale sole

1953, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for petrale sole

petrale probably from Italian dialect, a flatfish

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