solea

1 of 2

noun (1)

so·​lea
sōˈleə
plural -s
: a platform or a raised part of the floor in front of the inner sanctuary in an Eastern Orthodox church on which the singers stand and the faithful receive communion

Solea

2 of 2

noun (2)

So·​lea
ˈsōlēə
: the type genus of Soleidae

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

Middle Greek, from Latin, sandal, sill

Noun (2)

New Latin, from Latin, a kind of flatfish

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“Solea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/solea. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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