rice-field eel

noun

Definition of rice-field eel

: any of several small dark-colored eel-shaped Asiatic and East Indian fishes (family Synbranchidae) common in ditches and flooded rice fields from China to India

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“Rice-field eel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rice-field%20eel. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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