from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A broad, flat muscle of the calf of the leg, situated under the gastrocnemius.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A broad, flat muscle that extends behind the gastrocnemius along the back of the calf
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A broad flat muscle of the calf of the leg, situated immediately in front of (deeper than) the gastrocnemius.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a broad flat muscle in the calf of the leg under the gastrocnemius muscle
New Latin, from Latin solea, sandal; see sole1.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)