Definition of Eel

1. Noun. The fatty flesh of eel; an elongate fish found in fresh water in Europe and America; large eels are usually smoked or pickled.

Group relationships: Common Eel, Freshwater Eel
Generic synonyms: Fish
Specialized synonyms: Smoked Eel, Elver



2. Noun. Voracious snakelike marine or freshwater fishes with smooth slimy usually scaleless skin and having a continuous vertical fin but no ventral fins.

Definition of Eel

1. n. An elongated fish of many genera and species. The common eels of Europe and America belong to the genus Anguilla. The electrical eel is a species of Gymnotus. The so called vinegar eel is a minute nematode worm. See Conger eel, Electric eel, and Gymnotus.

Definition of Eel

1. Noun. Any fish of the order ''Anguilliformes'' which are elongated and resemble snakes. There are freshwater and marine species. ¹

2. Noun. The European eel, ''Anguilla anguilla''. ¹

3. Verb. To fish for eels ¹

4. Verb. To move with a sinuous motion like that of an eel ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Eel

1. a snakelike fish [n -S]

Medical Definition of Eel

1. An elongated fish of many genera and species. The common eels of Europe and America belong to the genus Anguilla. The electrical eel is a species of Gymnotus. The so called vinegar eel is a minute nematode worm. See Conger eel, Electric eel, and Gymnotus. Origin: AS. L; akin to D, G, & Dan. Aal, Icel. All, Sw. Al. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eel

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eel (current term)
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