- either of two small, European, marine fishes of the genus Trachinus, T. draco (greater weever) or T. vipera (lesser weever), having highly poisonous dorsal spines.
- any fish of the same family, Trachinidae.
Origin of weever
Examples from the Web for weever
Historical Examples of weever
Weever in his “Funeral Monuments” strongly inclines to the belief that it is so.Chelsea
G. E. (Geraldine Edith) Mitton
Downstairs in the stuffy little parlor, Dr. Weever interviewed them.Carnival
The hall at Weever had up to this time been the principal residence of the family.Historic Sites of Lancashire and Cheshire
- any small marine percoid fish of the family Trachinidae, such as Trachinus vipera of European waters, having venomous spines around the gills and the dorsal fin