Definition of elver noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

elver

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈelvə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈelvər//
 
Fish
 
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a young eel See related entries: Fish Word Origin mid 17th cent.: variant of dialect eel-fare ‘the passage of young eels up a river’, also ‘a brood of young eels’, from eel + fare in its original sense ‘a journey’.