Definition of lampern in English:

lampern

noun

  • A lamprey of rivers and coastal waters in NW Europe.

    • ‘The river lamprey or lampern, Lampetra fluviatilis, is a smaller fish, and so is the Arctic lamprey, L. japonica.’
    • ‘In November 1964 he found a lampern, a relative of the blood-sucking lamprey.’

Origin

Middle English: from Old French lampreion, diminutive of lampreie ‘lamprey’.

Pronunciation

lampern

/ˈlampən/