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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.

Eel Translations

eel in Afrikaans is aal, paling
eel in Dutch is aal, paling
eel in Finnish is ankerias
eel in French is anguille
eel in German is Aal {m}
eel in Hungarian is angolna
eel in Portuguese is enguia
eel in Spanish is anguila