from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A large food and game fish (Esox masquinongy), the largest member of the pike family, found in lakes and rivers of the northern United States and southern Canada.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A large freshwater gamefish of the pike family, native to the lakes and rivers of eastern and middle western North America; Esox masquinongy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A large American pike (Esox masquinongy formerly Esox nobilior) found in the Great Lakes, and other Northern lakes, and in the St. Lawrence River. It is valued as a food fish.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. large (60 to 80 pounds) sport fish of North America
- n. flesh of very large North American pike; a game fish
Canadian French maskinongé, from Ojibwa maashkinoozhe.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French masque allongé ("long mask"), a corruption of Ojibwe maashkinoozhe ("ugly pike"). (Wiktionary)