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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Eelpout \Eel"pout`\, n. [AS. ?lepute.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) A European fish (Zoarces viviparus), remarkable for producing living young; -- called also greenbone, guffer, bard, and Maroona eel. Also, an American species (Z. anguillaris), -- called also mutton fish, and, erroneously, congo eel, ling, and lamper eel. Both are edible, but of little value. (b) A fresh-water fish, the burbot. [1913 Webster]