HyperDic: eel

English > 2 senses of the word eel:
NOUNfoodeelthe fatty flesh of eel
animaleelvoracious snakelike marine or freshwater fishes with smooth slimy usually scaleless skin and having a continuous vertical fin but no ventral fins
eel > pronunciation
Soundsiy'l
Rhymesabele ... zeal: 65 rhymes with iyl...
English > eel: 2 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningThe fatty flesh of eel; an elongate fish found in fresh water in Europe and America; large eels are usually smoked or pickled.
Part ofcommon eel, freshwater eeleels that live in fresh water as adults but return to sea to spawn
Narrowerelveryoung eel
smoked eelEel cured by smoking
BroaderfishThe flesh of fish used as food
Spanishanguila
Catalananguila
English > eel: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
Meaningvoracious snakelike marine or freshwater fishes with smooth slimy usually scaleless skin and having a continuous vertical fin but no ventral fins.
Member ofAnguilliformes, order Anguilliformes, order Apodeselongate fishes with pelvic ... / pelvic fins and girdle absent or reduced
Narrowercommon eel, freshwater eeleels that live in fresh water as adults but return to sea to spawn
conger, conger eellarge dark-colored scaleless marine eel found in temperate and tropical coastal waters
elveryoung eel
moray, moray eelfamily of brightly colored voracious eels of warm coastal waters
tuna, Anguilla sucklandiiNew Zealand eel
Broadersoft-finned fish, malacopterygianAny fish of the superorder Malacopterygii
Spanishanguila, anguiliforme
Catalananguila, anguiliforme

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