Conger sea
Conger Con"ger, n. [L. conger, congrus, akin to Gr. ?: cf. F. congre.] (Zo["o]l.) The conger eel; -- called also {congeree}. [1913 Webster]

{Conger sea} (Zo["o]l.), the sea eel; a large species of eel ({Conger vulgaris}), which sometimes grows to the length of ten feet. [1913 Webster]


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  • Conger — Con ger, n. [L. conger, congrus, akin to Gr. ?: cf. F. congre.] (Zo[ o]l.) The conger eel; called also {congeree}. [1913 Webster] {Conger sea} (Zo[ o]l.), the sea eel; a large species of eel ({Conger vulgaris}), which sometimes grows to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Conger vulgaris — Conger Con ger, n. [L. conger, congrus, akin to Gr. ?: cf. F. congre.] (Zo[ o]l.) The conger eel; called also {congeree}. [1913 Webster] {Conger sea} (Zo[ o]l.), the sea eel; a large species of eel ({Conger vulgaris}), which sometimes grows to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • conger — c.1300, from L. conger sea eel, from Gk. gongros conger, probably from PIE root *geng , *gong a lump, rounded object …   Etymology dictionary

  • Sea serpent — Sea ser pent 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any marine snake. See {Sea snake}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A large marine animal of unknown nature, often reported to have been seen at sea, but never yet captured. [1913 Webster] Note: Many accounts of sea… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sea eel — (s[=e] [=e]l ). (Zo[ o]l.) The conger eel. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Conger — For other meanings of this and similar words, see Conger (disambiguation). Conger Temporal range: 55–0 Ma …   Wikipedia

  • Conger conger —   Congrio común Clasificación científica …   Wikipedia Español

  • conger eel — Any of about 100 species of marine eels (family Congridae) with no scales, a large head, large gill slits, a wide mouth, and strong teeth. Conger eels are usually grayish to blackish, with a paler belly and black edged fins. Found in all oceans,… …   Universalium

  • Conger conger — Congre commun Congre commun …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Conger myriaster — Common Japanese conger Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

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