adjective see eel

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  • eellike — index circuitous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • eellike — adjective Resembling an eel in shape or behaviour …   Wiktionary

  • eellike — eel·like …   English syllables

  • eellike — adjective resembling an eel in being long and thin and sinuous • Similar to: ↑curved, ↑curving …   Useful english dictionary

  • eellike gobies — unguriniai grundalai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas šeima apibrėžtis Indijos ir Ramiojo vandenynų atogrąžų ir paatogrąžio, rečiau – vidutinių platumų dumblingos priekrantės. 4 gentys, eellike gobies20 rūšių. Kūno ilgis –… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • eel — eellike, adj. eely, adj. /eel/, n., pl. (esp. collectively) eel, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) eels. 1. any of numerous elongated, snakelike marine or freshwater fishes of the order Apodes, having no ventral fins. 2. any of… …   Universalium

  • reedfish —       eellike African fish related to the bichir (q.v.). * * * …   Universalium

  • gunnel — gunnel1 /gun l/, n. any small eellike blenny of the family Pholididae (Pholidae), esp. Pholis gunnellus (rock gunnel), common in shallow waters of the North Atlantic. Also called bracketed blenny. [1680 90; orig. uncert.] gunnel2 /gun l/, n. Naut …   Universalium

  • cusk-eel — noun elongate compressed somewhat eel shaped fishes • Hypernyms: ↑percoid fish, ↑percoid, ↑percoidean • Member Holonyms: ↑Ophidiidae, ↑family Ophidiidae * * * /kusk eel /, n., pl. (esp. collectively) cusk eel, (esp. referring to two or more …   Useful english dictionary

  • eelblenny — noun eellike fishes found in subarctic coastal waters • Hypernyms: ↑prickleback • Member Holonyms: ↑Lumpenus, ↑genus Lumpenus * * * /eel blen ee/, n., pl. (esp. collectively) eelblenny, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) eelblennies …   Useful english dictionary

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