Weever meaning

wēvər
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.
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Any of a family (Trachinidae) of edible, marine percoid fishes with sharp, very poisonous spines on the gill cover and the first dorsal fin.
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Any of the usually brown fish in Trachinidae, who catch prey by burying themselves in the sand and snatching them as they go past.
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Origin of weever

  • Old North French wivre serpent, weever wyvern

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French/Old Northern French wivre (“serpent"), from Latin vÄ«pera. See also wyvern.

    From Wiktionary