any of a family (Trachinidae) of edible, marine percoid fishes with sharp, very poisonous spines on the gill cover and the first dorsal fin
Origin of weeverNorman French wivre (OFr guivre), origin, originally , serpent, dragon ; from Classical Latin vipera, viper
Any of several marine fishes of the family Trachinidae of the eastern Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea, and the Black Sea, having venomous spines on the gill cover and first dorsal fin.
Origin of weeverOld North French wivre, serpent, weever; see wyvern.
- Any of the usually brown fish in Trachinidae, who catch prey by burying themselves in the sand and snatching them as they go past.