[ woo lf-eel ]
/ ˈwʊlfˌil /
a large, eellike fish, Anarrhichthys ocellatus, inhabiting waters along the Pacific coast of North America.
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- wolf spider,
- wolf whistle,
- wolf, christian von,
- wolf, hugo,
- wolf-ferrari, ermanno,
- wolf-orton body,
- wolf-rayet star,
Origin of wolf-eel
An Americanism dating back to 1880–85
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