Etymology
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conger (n.)

"large, voracious species of salt-water eel," c. 1300, from Latin conger "sea-eel," from Greek gongros "conger," which is often considered to be Pre-Greek.

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Definitions of conger

conger (n.)
large dark-colored scaleless marine eel found in temperate and tropical coastal waters; some used for food;
Synonyms: conger eel
From wordnet.princeton.edu