lampern

noun

a migratory European lamprey, Lampetra fluviatilis, that spawns in riversAlso called: river lamprey

Nearby words

  1. lampas,
  2. lampblack,
  3. lampedusa,
  4. lampedusa, giuseppe di,
  5. lamper eel,
  6. lampers,
  7. lampion,
  8. lamplight,
  9. lamplighter,
  10. lampoon

Word Origin for lampern

C14 laumprun, from Old French, from lampreie lamprey

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