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wee·ver

 (wē′vər)
n.
Any of several marine fishes of the family Trachinidae of the eastern Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea, and the Black Sea, having venomous spines on the gill cover and first dorsal fin.

[Old North French wivre, serpent, weever; see wyvern.]

weever

(ˈwiːvə)
n
(Animals) any small marine percoid fish of the family Trachinidae, such as Trachinus vipera of European waters, having venomous spines around the gills and the dorsal fin
[C17: from Old Northern French wivre viper, ultimately from Latin vīpera viper]
Translations

weever

[ˈwiːvəʳ] Npeje m araña
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Like any wild place you must be alive to dangers like the odd basking adder or a weaver fish hidden in the sands.
Eleven anglers caught 37 flounder and two weaver fish from Skinningrove Beach in tough conditions.
As seas around Wales warm up each summer, weaver fish move out of the deeper water and into the shallows where they encounter human feet.
00pm) Vicki Miller searches for a missing boy on the hottest day of the year, and Izzy Wood turns her attention to the victims of venomous weaver fish.
Sunderland RNLI Lifeboat Station was called into action shortly before midday to assist the fisherman who had suffered a reaction to being stung by a weaver fish.
The most common sources of painful venomous stings are hymenopterous insects such as wasps, bees, and hornets, and sea creatures such as jellyfish, weaver fish and scorpion fish.
Several bathers were stung mildly by treading on weaver fish brought close to shore by the warm waters.
Five people have been stung at one popular seaside resort over the last few days by the dangerous weaver fish.
Wear shoes at low tide to avoid nasty critters like the Weaver fish (found in Britain), which buries itself just under the sand at the low tide mark.
Aaron Maughan, 13, staggered up the beach bleeding after he was stung by a weaver fish while paddling at Seaton Carew at the weekend.
A coastguard spokesman said it was just one of many similar incidents: "We had numerous people cut off by the tide at Rhyl and Llandudno and a couple of incidents where children were stung by jellyfish or weaver fish also at Rhyl and Llandudno.