noun ana·go \ä-ˈnä-gō\

Definition of anago

  1. :  the flesh of sea eel used as food Saltwater eel (anago) held the least allure, but even that tangle of gristly white flesh, like everything else, tasted unmistakably of the sea. — Providence Cicero, Seattle Times, 21 Mar. 2008 anago eel with miso broth … — Nicole Alper et al., Gourmet, October 2001

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Origin and Etymology of anago

borrowed from Japanese, “sea eel”

First Known Use: 1912

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