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sand lance

noun
1.
any slender marine fish of the family Ammodytidae that burrows into the sand.
Also, sand launce.
Origin of sand lance
1770-1780
1770-80
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British Dictionary definitions for sand lance

sand eel

noun
1.
any silvery eel-like marine spiny-finned fish of the family Ammodytidae found burrowing in sand or shingle Popular name launce

sand lance

noun
1.
another name for the sand eel
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