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pickerel
Sauger Sau"ger, n. (Zo["o]l.) An American fresh-water food fish (Stizostedion Canadense); -- called also gray pike, blue pike, hornfish, land pike, sand pike, pickering, and pickerel.
Pickerel
Pickerel Pick"er*el, n. [Dim. of Pike.] [Written also pickerell.] 1. A young or small pike. [Obs.] Bet [better] is, quoth he, a pike than a pickerel. --Chaucer. 2. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Any one of several species of freshwater fishes of the genus Esox, esp. the smaller species. (b) The glasseye, or wall-eyed pike. See Wall-eye. Note: The federation, or chain, pickerel (Esox reticulatus) and the brook pickerel (E. Americanus) are the most common American species. They are used for food, and are noted for their voracity. About the Great Lakes the pike is called pickerel. Pickerel weed (Bot.), a blue-flowered aquatic plant (Pontederia cordata) having large arrow-shaped leaves. So called because common in slow-moving waters where pickerel are often found.

Meaning of pickerel from wikipedia

- Pickerel may refer to: Esox, a genus of fish commonly known as the pickerels American pickerel Chain pickerel Redfin pickerel Pickerel frog Walleye, a...
- The chain pickerel (Esox niger) is a species of freshwater fish in the pike family (family Esocidae) of order Esociformes. The chain pickerel and the American...
- The pickerel frog (Lithobates palustris, formerly Rana palustris) is a small North American frog, characterized by the appearance of seemingly "hand-drawn"...
- order Esociformes): Redfin pickerel, sometimes called the brook pickerel, E. americ**** americ**** Gmelin, 1789; Gr**** pickerel, E. americ**** vermiculatus...
- Mark Pickerel (born March 12, 1968) is an American musician best known as the original drummer for the alternative rock band Screaming Trees. He is also...
- Pickerel Lake can refer to Pickerel Lake (Quetico Provincial Park, Ontario) in Thunder Bay, Ontario Pickerel Lake (Freeborn County, Minnesota) in Freeborn...
- States Navy have borne the name USS Pickerel, named for the pickerel, a young or small pike. The first, USS Pickerel (SS-177), was a Porpoise-class submarine...
- gr**** pickerel and the chain pickerel, this fish is unique in the fact that it has brightly colored red fins. Like all pikes, the redfin pickerel is an...
- Pickerel Lake is a lake in the U.S. state of Minnesota. It is an Oxbow lake of the Mississippi River in Lilydale, Minnesota. The Omaha Road Bridge Number...
- guitarist Gary Lee Conner, b****ist Van Conner, and drummer Mark Pickerel. Pickerel was replaced by Barrett Martin in 1991. Screaming Trees became known...