Next morning, he had the satisfaction of hauling in the trap with the lamprey in a rampagious humour inside.
The lamprey was also with the Romans a pet fish: it is now rare.
A lamprey is brought in, extended in a dish, in the midst of floating shrimps.
The striking peculiarity of the lamprey is its life-history.
She is as transparent as a lamprey eel, then, or a youthful sardine?
In the lamprey the brain is more like that of the ordinary fish.
The length of the lamprey is generally from fifteen to eighteen inches, and its color is olive brown.
It is more like the tail of a lamprey than that of Coccosteus.
Mrs. lamprey told what she knew, but not nearly all the facts as the story knows them.
“Lemons and lamprey” must have had a roughish seat, atop of pig and sour cream.
c.1300 (c.1200 as a surname?), from Old French lamproie, from Medieval Latin lampreda, from Late Latin lampetra "lamprey," of uncertain origin, usually explained as literally "lick-rock," from Latin lambere "to lick" (see lap (v.1)) + petra "rock" (see petrous). The animals attach themselves to things with their sucker-like mouths.