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Is eel a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word eel is a Scrabble US word. The word eel is worth 3 points in Scrabble:

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Is eel a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word eel is a Scrabble UK word and has 3 points:

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Is eel a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word eel is a Words With Friends word. The word eel is worth 4 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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You can make 5 words from 'eel' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


3 letters words from 'eel'

EEL 3LEE 3

2 letters words from 'eel'

EE 2EL 2

All 3 letters words made out of eel

eel eel ele lee ele lee

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Definitions and meaning of eel

eel

Wikispecies

Etymology

From Middle English ele, from Old English ǣl (eel), from Proto-Germanic *ēlaz (eel), which is of unknown origin. Cognate with West Frisian iel (eel), Dutch aal (eel), German Low German Aal, Ool (eel), German Aal (eel), Swedish, Danish and Norwegian ål (eel).

Pronunciation

  • enPR: ēl, IPA(key): /iːl/
  • Rhymes: -iːl
  • Homophone: 'e'll

Noun

eel (plural eels)

  1. Any freshwater or marine fish of the order Anguilliformes, which are elongated and resemble snakes.
  2. The European eel, Anguilla anguilla.

Derived terms

Translations

See also

  • elver

Verb

eel (third-person singular simple present eels, present participle eeling, simple past and past participle eeled)

  1. To fish for eels.
  2. To move with a sinuous motion like that of an eel.

Anagrams

  • ELE, Lee, l'ee, lee

Estonian

Noun

eel

  1. adessive singular of esi

Ingrian

Etymology

Akin to Finnish edellä.

Postposition

eel (+ genitive)

  1. before

Middle English

Noun

eel

  1. Alternative form of ele

Mopan Maya

Verb

eel

  1. to know, to have knowledge of

References

  • Hofling, Charles Andrew (2011). Mopan Maya–Spanish–English Dictionary, University of Utah Press.

Westrobothnian

Etymology 1

From Old Norse elda.

Verb

eel

  1. To make fire, to keep a fire for warmth.
    hån ele för nåtta
    He made fire for the night.
Conjugation

Etymology 2

Noun

eel m pl

  1. nominative & accusative indefinite plural of el

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a snakelike fish.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)