weever

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a weever (Trachinus draco)

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From Middle English *wever, from Old Northern French wivre (serpent), from Latin vīpera. Doublet of wyvern and viper.

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weever (plural weevers)

  1. Any of the usually brown fish in family Trachinidae, which catch prey by burying themselves in the sand and snatching them as they go past.

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