Eel

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English

Etymology

From Middle English ele, from Old English ǣl (eel), from Proto-Germanic *ēlaz (eel). Cognate with West Frisian {{ Template:Fry/script |iel| face=term | lang=fry }} (eel), Dutch aal (eel), German Aal (eel), Swedish and Danish ål (eel).

Pronunciation

Noun

Eel (plural Eels)
  1. Any fish of the order Anguilliformes which are elongated and resemble snakes. There are freshwater and marine species.
  2. The European eel, Anguilla anguilla.

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Verb

Eel (third-person singular simple present Eels, present participle Eeling, simple past and past participle Eeled)

  1. To fish for eels
  2. To move with a sinuous motion like that of an eel

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Verb

Eel

  1. know

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