noun (1)
so·​lea | \ sōˈleə \
plural -s

Definition of solea

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: 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


noun (2)
So·​lea | \ ˈsōlēə \

Definition of Solea (Entry 2 of 2)

: the type genus of Soleidae

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History and Etymology for solea

Noun (1)

Middle Greek, from Latin, sandal, sill

Noun (2)

New Latin, from Latin, a kind of flatfish

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“Solea.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 May. 2021.

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