sand-eel

sand eel

noun
2.
New Zealand. sandfish ( def 2 ).

Origin:
1275–1325; Middle English sandel; see sand, eel

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sand eel or sand lance
 
n
Popular name: launce any silvery eel-like marine spiny-finned fish of the family Ammodytidae found burrowing in sand or shingle
 
sand lance or sand lance
 
n

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