Definition of elver
: a young eel; specifically : a small immature catadromous eel chiefly of fresh and brackish water
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The Maine elver fishery has about 425 fishermen, and the average age is older than 50.
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Origin and Etymology of elver
alteration of eelfare migration of eels
First Known Use: circa 1640See Words from the same year
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