wolf-eel

[ woo lf-eel ]
/ ˈwʊlfˌil /

noun

a large, eellike fish, Anarrhichthys ocellatus, inhabiting waters along the Pacific coast of North America.

Nearby words

  1. wolf spider,
  2. wolf whistle,
  3. wolf, christian von,
  4. wolf, hugo,
  5. wolf-child,
  6. wolf-ferrari,
  7. wolf-ferrari, ermanno,
  8. wolf-orton body,
  9. wolf-rayet star,
  10. wolf-whistle

Origin of wolf-eel

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85

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