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NOUN (2)

1. the fatty flesh of eel; an elongate fish found in fresh water in Europe and America; large eels are usually smoked or pickled;

2. voracious snakelike marine or freshwater fishes with smooth slimy usually scaleless skin and having a continuous vertical fin but no ventral fins;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Eel \Eel\, n. [AS. ?l; akin to D., G., & Dan. aal, Icel. [=a]ll, Sw. [*a]l.] (Zo["o]l.) An elongated fish of many genera and species. The common eels of Europe and America belong to the genus Anguilla. The electrical eel is a species of Gymnotus. The so called vinegar eel is a minute nematode worm. See Conger eel, Electric eel, and Gymnotus. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

eel n 1: the fatty flesh of eel; an elongate fish found in fresh water in Europe and America; large eels are usually smoked or pickled 2: voracious snakelike marine or freshwater fishes with smooth slimy usually scaleless skin and having a continuous vertical fin but no ventral fins