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Noun: lamprey  lam-pree
  1. Primitive eel-like freshwater or anadromous cyclostome having round sucking mouth with a rasping tongue
    - lamprey eel, lamper eel

Derived forms: lampreys

Type of: agnathan, jawless fish, jawless vertebrate

Part of: family Petromyzontidae, Petromyzontidae

Encyclopedia: Lamprey