sand lance

or sand launce


noun

any slender marine fish of the family Ammodytidae that burrows into the sand.

Origin of sand lance

First recorded in 1770–80
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British Dictionary definitions for sand lance

sand lance

sand launce

noun

another name for the sand eel
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