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Slithery fish (3 letter answer)

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The answer EEL is very common and appears about once every 29 puzzles.

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EEL as a noun:

1. the fatty flesh of eel; an elongate fish found in fresh water in Europe and America; large eels are usually smoked or pickled
2. voracious snakelike marine or freshwater fishes with smooth slimy usually scaleless skin and having a continuous vertical fin but no ventral fins