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elver

noun el·ver \ˈel-vər\

Definition of ELVER

:  a young eel; specifically :  a small immature catadromous eel chiefly of fresh and brackish water

Origin of ELVER

alteration of eelfare migration of eels
First Known Use: circa 1640

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