common eel


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Related to common eel: freshwater eel
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Noun1.common eel - eels that live in fresh water as adults but return to sea to spawncommon eel - eels that live in fresh water as adults but return to sea to spawn; found in Europe and America; marketed both fresh and smoked
eel - voracious snakelike marine or freshwater fishes with smooth slimy usually scaleless skin and having a continuous vertical fin but no ventral fins
genus Anguilla, Anguilla - type genus of the Anguillidae: eels
eel - the fatty flesh of eel; an elongate fish found in fresh water in Europe and America; large eels are usually smoked or pickled
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GLASGOW angler David Stott, a member of the Silverlure Sea Angling Club, caught this 3lb 4oz common eel during a recent competition at Grangemouth
Perhaps if the salesmen had evoked these qualities instead of promoting the dubious benefits of having too much unimportant knowledge at your fingertips (Madam, have you ever wanted to know about the mating rituals of the common eel but didn't know where to ask?
Stewarton's Jim Richardson scooped pounds 60 for a common eel of 0.