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soleus

[soh-lee-uh s] /ˈsoʊ li əs/
noun, plural solei
[soh-lee-ahy] /ˈsoʊ liˌaɪ/ (Show IPA),
soleuses.
1.
a muscle in the calf of the leg, behind the gastrocnemius muscle, that helps extend the foot forward.
Origin
1670-1680
1670-80; < Neo-Latin, masculine derivative of Latin solea sandal; see sole2
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