Definition of wels in English:


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Pronunciation: /wɛls, vɛls/

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noun (plural same)

A large freshwater catfish that occurs from central Europe to central Asia. It has been known to reach a length of 5 m and a weight of over 300 kg. Also called sheatfish.
  • Silurus glanis, family Siluridae


late 19th century: from German Wels.

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