sand eel

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noun


Origin of sand eel

1275–1325; Middle English sandel; see sand, eel
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sand eel

sand lance

noun

any silvery eel-like marine spiny-finned fish of the family Ammodytidae found burrowing in sand or shinglePopular name: launce
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