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English[]

Etymology[]

From Middle English laumprei, adopted from Old French lampreie.

Pronunciation[]

  • IPA: /ˈlæm.pɹi/
  • Hyphenation: lam‧prey

Noun[]

Singular
Lamprey

Plural
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A lamprey

  1. Any primitive freshwater and saltwater fish of the Petromyzontidae family, having a sucking mouth with rasping teeth but no jaw.

Derived terms[]

  • brook lamprey
  • European river lamprey
  • sea lamprey

Translations[]

References[]

et:lamprey fa:lamprey fr:lamprey io:lamprey fi:lamprey sv:lamprey ta:lamprey te:lamprey vi:lamprey zh:lamprey

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