eelpout

noun eel·pout \ ˈēl-ˌpau̇t \

Definition of eelpout

1 : any of various elongate tapered marine fishes (family Zoarcidae) usually living on the bottom of cold seas
2 : burbot

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before 12th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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