lamprey eel


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Noun1.lamprey eel - primitive eellike freshwater or anadromous cyclostome having round sucking mouth with a rasping tonguelamprey eel - primitive eellike freshwater or anadromous cyclostome having round sucking mouth with a rasping tongue
agnathan, jawless fish, jawless vertebrate - eel-shaped vertebrate without jaws or paired appendages including the cyclostomes and some extinct forms
Petromyzon marinus, sea lamprey - large anadromous lamprey sometimes used as food; destructive of native fish fauna in the Great Lakes
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Where else can you see the live-action effects of a dam on a river, examine the teeth of a lamprey eel, and walk through a wall of fog all in one room
His picture of the jawless, lipless lamprey eel is particularly icky.
Chunks of lamprey eel was the magic bait that tempted a run of monster pike.