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Eelpout Eel"pout`, n. [AS. ?lepute.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) A European fish ({Zoarces viviparus}), remarkable for producing living young; -- called also {greenbone}, {guffer}, {bard}, and {Maroona eel}. Also, an American species ({Z. anguillaris}), -- called also {mutton fish}, and, erroneously, {congo eel}, {ling}, and {lamper eel}. Both are edible, but of little value. (b) A fresh-water fish, the burbot. [1913 Webster]

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  • bard — Eelpout Eel pout , n. [AS. ?lepute.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A European fish ({Zoarces viviparus}), remarkable for producing living young; called also {greenbone}, {guffer}, {bard}, and {Maroona eel}. Also, an American species ({Z. anguillaris}), called… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • congo eel — Eelpout Eel pout , n. [AS. ?lepute.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A European fish ({Zoarces viviparus}), remarkable for producing living young; called also {greenbone}, {guffer}, {bard}, and {Maroona eel}. Also, an American species ({Z. anguillaris}), called… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Eelpout — Eel pout , n. [AS. ?lepute.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A European fish ({Zoarces viviparus}), remarkable for producing living young; called also {greenbone}, {guffer}, {bard}, and {Maroona eel}. Also, an American species ({Z. anguillaris}), called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • greenbone — Eelpout Eel pout , n. [AS. ?lepute.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A European fish ({Zoarces viviparus}), remarkable for producing living young; called also {greenbone}, {guffer}, {bard}, and {Maroona eel}. Also, an American species ({Z. anguillaris}), called… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lamper eel — Eelpout Eel pout , n. [AS. ?lepute.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A European fish ({Zoarces viviparus}), remarkable for producing living young; called also {greenbone}, {guffer}, {bard}, and {Maroona eel}. Also, an American species ({Z. anguillaris}), called… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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