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noun 
  1. Any fish of the order Anguilliformes which are elongated and resemble snakes. There are freshwater and marine species.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: paling , aal (before it can spawn), palingachtigen
  • French: anguille
  • German: Aal , Aalartige
  • Italian: anguilla
  • Spanish: anguila
Etymology: Old English íl, l, from Germanic
  • Äla-. Cognate with Dutch aal, German Aal, Swedish íl.



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