moray eel
noun Etymology: Portuguese moréia, from Latin muraena, from Greek myraina Date: 1926 any of numerous often brightly colored eels (family Muraenidae) that have sharp teeth capable of inflicting a severe bite, that occur in warm seas, and that include a chiefly Mediterranean eel (Muraena helena) sometimes used for food — called also moray

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  • dragon moray eel — europinė murena statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Muraena helena angl. dragon moray eel; European moray; marbled moray; Mediterranean moray rus. европейская мурена ryšiai: platesnis terminas –… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • dragon moray eel — dėmėtoji murena statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Muraena pardalis angl. dragon moray eel; Hawaiian dragon rus. пятнистая мурена ryšiai: platesnis terminas – paprastosios murenos …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • Moray (disambiguation) — Moray may mean or refer to: Places in Scotland Moray Firth, a roughly triangular inlet of the North Sea Moray, one of the 32 current council areas of Scotland Moray (Scottish Parliament constituency), a constituency of the Scottish Parliament… …   Wikipedia

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