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Definition of lamprey:

  1. An eel- like marsipobranch of the genus Petromyzon, and allied genera. The lampreys have a round, sucking mouth, without jaws, but set with numerous minute teeth, and one to three larger teeth on the palate ( see Illust. of Cyclostomi). There are seven small branchial openings on each side.

Synonyms:

Lamper Eel, lamprey eel.

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