eel

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English ele, from Old English ǣl (eel), from Proto-Germanic *ēlaz (eel). Cognate with West Frisian iel (eel), Dutch aal (eel), German Aal (eel), Swedish and Danish ål (eel).

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Noun[edit]

eel (plural eels)

  1. Any freshwater or marine fish of the order Anguilliformes, which are elongated and resemble snakes.
  2. The European eel, Anguilla anguilla.

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Verb[edit]

eel (third-person singular simple present eels, present participle eeling, simple past and past participle eeled)

  1. To fish for eels.
  2. To move with a sinuous motion like that of an eel.

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Mopan Maya[edit]

Verb[edit]

eel

  1. to know, to have knowledge of

References[edit]

  • Hofling, Charles Andrew (2011). Mopan Maya–Spanish–English Dictionary, University of Utah Press.