[ lam-per ]
/ ˈlæm pər /
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Origin of lamper eel
First recorded in 1700–10
Words nearby lamper eel
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Example sentences from the Web for lamper eel
Spiny, egg-like sea-urchins, green wrinkles, and an occasional flounder or lamper-eel gave variety to the catch.Jim Spurling, Fisherman|Albert Walter Tolman
If there is anything on arth that holds on hard, it's a York Editor; a lamper-eel is nothing to one on 'em.
British Dictionary definitions for lamper eel
/ (ˈlæmpə) /
another name for lamprey
Word Origin for lamper eel
C19 lamper, variant of lamprey
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