Definition of conger in English:

conger

Syllabification: con·ger
Pronunciation: /ˈkäNGgər
 
/
(also conger eel)

noun

  • A large edible predatory eel of shallow coastal waters.
    • Conger and other genera, family Congridae: several species, in particular the European C. conger and the American C. oceanicus
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    • Huge conger, pollack, ling, cod and coalfish were regularly pulled up the steps to the old Angling Centre and weighed in front of big crowds of onlookers.
    • Like the freshwater eel, congers undergo considerable morphological changes prior to spawning.
    • Alex posed in the darkest corner and I was shooting off a few frames when we noticed a huge conger eel looking at us with the short-sighted expression that congers are endowed with.

Origin

Middle English: from Old French congre, via Latin from Greek gongros.

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