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

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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