sand lance

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sand lance

noun

Definition of SAND LANCE

:  any of several small elongate marine bony fishes (genus Ammodytes of the family Ammodytidae) that associate in large schools and remain buried in sandy beaches at ebb tide —called also sand eel, sand launce

First Known Use of SAND LANCE

1776

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