Definition of Eelpout

1. Noun. Marine eellike mostly bottom-dwelling fishes of northern seas.




2. Noun. Elongate freshwater cod of northern Europe and Asia and North America having barbels around its mouth.
Exact synonyms: Burbot, Cusk, Ling, Lota Lota
Generic synonyms: Cod, Codfish

Definition of Eelpout

1. n. A European fish (Zoarces viviparus), remarkable for producing living young; -- called also greenbone, guffer, bard, and Maroona eel. Also, an American species (Z. anguillaris), -- called also mutton fish, and, erroneously, congo eel, ling, and lamper eel. Both are edible, but of little value.

Definition of Eelpout

1. Noun. Any fish of the family ''Zoarcidae''. ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) A yellow flower of uncertain type, possibly the eel-ware. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Eelpout

1. a marine fish [n -S]

Medical Definition of Eelpout

1. A European fish (Zoarces viviparus), remarkable for producing living young; called also greenbone, guffer, bard, and Maroona eel. Also, an American species (Z. Anguillaris), called also mutton fish, and, erroneously, congo eel, ling, and lamper eel. Both are edible, but of little value. A fresh water fish, the burbot. Origin: AS. Lepute. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eelpout

eelbuck
eelbucks
eeled
eeler
eelfare
eelfares
eelgrass
eelgrass family
eelgrasses
eelier
eeliest
eeling
eellike
eelpot
eelpots
eelpout (current term)
eelpouts
eels
eelskin
eelskins
eelspear
eelspears
eelworm
eelworms
eelwrack
eelwracks
eely
een
eensy
eentsy

Literary usage of Eelpout

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1. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: To which is by John Jamieson (1880)
"eelpout,*. The viviparous Blenny. V. GUTTER. ... this specie* sometimes get* the name of eelpout and Оц/ег. ..."

2. Final Report by New Jersey Geological Survey (1890)
"eelpout. Mutton-fish. Mother of Eels. Conger eelpout. Reddish brown, mottled with olive; dorsal marked with darker; pectorals two-thirds length of head; ..."

3. Fauna Orcadensis: Or, The Natural History of the Quadrupeds, Birds, Reptiles by George Low (1813)
"... from six inches to ten in length, but the thickness scarce proportionable, having an eel-like form ; hence, I suppose, the name eelpout. ..."

4. Landmarks in English Industrial History by George Townsend Warner (1899)
"The village fisherman used nets or line, and by his own account caught eels and pike, minnows and eelpout, trout and lampreys. At times he went sea-fishing, ..."

5. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1888)
"... once thoroughly conversant with her tribal tongue, with English, and with the totem system.1 Bald Eagle Eagle Lynx Snake Bear • eelpout Marten Sturgeon ..."

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