conger eel

conger eel

noun con·ger eel \ˈkäŋ-gər-\

Definition of CONGER EEL

:  a large strictly marine scaleless eel (Conger oceanicus) of the Atlantic; broadly :  any of various related eels (family Congridae)

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Origin of CONGER EEL

Middle English congre, from Anglo-French, from Latin congr-, conger, probably from Greek gongros
First Known Use: 1602


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