schol

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to Dutch schil and schel. Cognate with German Scholle (floe).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sxɔl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: schol
  • Rhymes: -ɔl

Noun[edit]

schol f (plural schollen, diminutive scholletje n)

  1. floating plate (e.g. ice floe or tectonic plate)
    1. ice floe
      Synonyms: ijsschol, ijsschots, schots
  2. (dated) sod, clod, turf (lump of earth, sometimes with vegetation)

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

schol m (plural schollen, diminutive scholletje n)

  1. European plaice, Pleuronectes platessa (a species of flatfish)