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Noun: hag  hag
  1. An ugly evil-looking old woman
    "a toothless old hag";
    - beldam [archaic], beldame [archaic], witch, crone
  2. Eel-like cyclostome having a tongue with horny teeth in a round mouth surrounded by eight tentacles; feeds on dead or trapped fishes by boring into their bodies
    - hagfish, slime eels

Derived forms: hags

Type of: agnathan, jawless fish, jawless vertebrate, old woman

Part of: family Myxinidae, Myxinidae

Encyclopedia: Hag