sand eel

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From Middle English sandēl, equivalent to sand +‎ el (eel). Cognate with German Sandaal (sand eel), Danish sandål (sand eel).

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sand eel (plural sand eels)

  1. Any of various species of slim fish, resembling eels, especially of the genus Ammodytes.

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