plural -s
: a slender somewhat compressed sucker (Cycleptus elongatus) of the Mississippi drainage that is dark or bluish gray above and lighter below, has a small head and eyes, and may attain a weight of over five pounds

Word History


sucker entry 1 + -el

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“Suckerel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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