Elver



[el-ver] /ˈɛl vər/

noun
1.
a young eel, especially one that is migrating up a stream from the ocean.
/ˈɛlvə/
noun
1.
a young eel, esp one migrating up a river from the sea See also leptocephalus
n.

“young eel,” 1640s, variant of eelfare (1530s), literally “passage of young eels up a river;” see eel + fare.

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