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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 eel /ˈi(ə)l/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Eel n.  Zoöl. An elongated fish of many genera and species. The common eels of Europe and America belong to the genus Anguilla. The electrical eel is a species of Gymnotus. The so called vinegar eel is a minute nematode worm. See Conger eel, Electric eel, and Gymnotus.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the fatty flesh of eel; an elongate fish found in fresh
           water in Europe and America; large eels are usually
           smoked or pickled
      2: voracious snakelike marine or freshwater fishes with smooth
         slimy usually scaleless skin and having a continuous
         vertical fin but no ventral fins