sand eel(redirected from sand eels)
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sand eelor sand·eel (sănd′ēl′)
See sand lance.
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(Animals) any silvery eel-like marine spiny-finned fish of the family Ammodytidae found burrowing in sand or shingle. Popular name: launce
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|Noun||1.||sand eel - very small silvery eellike schooling fishes that burrow into sandy beaches|
acanthopterygian, spiny-finned fish - a teleost fish with fins that are supported by sharp inflexible rays
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