<zoology> Any one of several species of small, slender, marine fishes of the genus Ammedytes. The common European species (A. Tobianus) and the American species (A. Americanus) live on sandy shores, buried in the sand, and are caught in large quantities for bait.
Origin: Cf. Lance.
(01 Mar 1998)
|Bookmark with:||word visualiser||Go and visit our forums|