Definition of Conger

1. Noun. Large dark-colored scaleless marine eel found in temperate and tropical coastal waters; some used for food.

Exact synonyms: Conger Eel
Generic synonyms: Eel
Group relationships: Congridae, Family Congridae

Definition of Conger

1. n. The conger eel; -- called also congeree.

Definition of Conger

1. Noun. Any of several scaleless marine eels, of the genus ''Conger'', found in coastal waters ¹

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Definition of Conger

1. a marine eel [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Conger

conger (current term)
conger eel
conger eels

Literary usage of Conger

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. American Food and Game Fishes: A Popular Account of All the Species Found in by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1902)
"The former is the conger eel which is generally common on both coasts of the Atlantic, from Cape Cod to Brazil in America. It occurs also on the coasts of ..."

2. A Journal of the Great War by Dawes, Charles Gates, 1865- (1921)
"Commander conger stated, as wired, that the navy has the motors to transport the ... conger will send a navy officer to inspect lumber and start operations. ..."

3. The Fishes of Zanzibar: Acanthopterygii by Robert Lambert Playfair, Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1866)
"... the lower portion of the body is of a dirty white colour. Fresh water of Seychelles. Length about 2 feet. 425. Family CONGRIOS. conger, Cm. conger ..."

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