pl. -·pout· or -·pouts·
- any of a family (Zoarcidae, order Gadiformes) of marine bony fishes that resemble eels
Origin of eelpoutOld English ælepute: see eel and amp; pout
nounpl. eelpout or eel·pouts
- Any of various bottom-dwelling marine fishes of the family Zoarcidae, having a large head and an elongated body with dorsal and anal fins that are continuous with the caudal fin.
- See burbot.