alevin


al·e·vin

noun \ˈa-lə-vən\

Definition of ALEVIN

:  a young fish; especially :  a newly hatched salmon when still attached to the yolk sac

Origin of ALEVIN

French, from Old French, from alever to lift up, rear (offspring), from Latin allevare, from ad- + levare to raise — more at lever
First Known Use: 1868

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