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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.]
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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]
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weever

[ˈwiːvəʳ] Npeje m araña
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Angela Nicholls, 62, rushed to find medical treatment after she was stung by a weeverfish - one of the most poisonous types in Britain.
A weeverfish bite bloated a man's entire right side, blacked his eyes, turned him dark purple.