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lampern Line breaks: lam|pern
Pronunciation: /ˈlampən/

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Definition of lampern in English:


A lamprey of rivers and coastal waters in NW Europe.
  • Lampetra fluviatilis, family Petromyzonidae
Example sentences
  • The river lamprey or lampern, Lampetra fluviatilis, is a smaller fish, and so is the Arctic lamprey, L. japonica.
  • In November 1964 he found a lampern, a relative of the blood-sucking lamprey.


Middle English: from Old French lampreion, diminutive of lampreie 'lamprey'.

Words that rhyme with lampern

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