Lamper vs Lampern - What's the difference?

lamper | lampern |

As nouns the difference between lamper and lampern

is that lamper is one who takes part in lamping, or hunting with bright lights or lamper can be (dialect) a lamprey while lampern is the european river lamprey,.

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Etymology 1


(en noun)
  • One who takes part in lamping, or hunting with bright lights.
  • Etymology 2


    (en noun)
  • (dialect) A lamprey.
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    (en noun)
  • The European river lamprey, .
  • * 1382 , Wyclif's Bible, prologue to Job, page 671:
  • […]if thou woldest an eel or a laumprun holde with streite hondis, how myche strengerli thou thristis, so myche the sunnere it shal sliden awey.
  • * 1589 , Thomas Coghan, Haven of Health (1636), page 165:
  • LAmprayes or Lampurnes bee partly of the nature of Eeles[…].
  • * 1799 , John Price, The Worcester Guide , page 55:
  • The Lampern is called Petromyzon Fluviatilis , becau?e this fi?h at certain ?ea?ons goes to the ?ea.
  • * 1936 , , Natural History , Ward Lock, page 194:
  • The Lampern , Lampetra fluviatilis , is white, with greenish back; it reaches a length of sixteen inches.
  • * 1956 , R. Morris, "The Osmoregulatory Ability of the Lampern (Lampetra fluviatilis'' L.) in Sea Water during the Course of Its Spawning Migration", ''Journal of Experimental Biology , volume 33, page 235:
  • Lampetra fluviatilis (the lampern or river lamprey) undergoes a spawning migration in British rivers during the period between November and February, after which the animals spend from 4 to 6 months in fresh water prior to spawning.


    * lampern] in , volume VI, 1908 *