from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several small North American freshwater game and food fishes of the genus Esox, especially E. reticulatus, of the eastern and southern United States.
- n. Any of various fishes, such as the walleye, similar or related to the pickerel.
- n. Chiefly British A young pike.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A freshwater fish of the genus Esox.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A young or small pike.
- n. Any one of several species of freshwater fishes of the genus Esox, esp. the smaller species.
- n. The glasseye, or wall-eyed pike. See Wall-eye.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. 1. A small or young pike, Esox lucius.
- n. A kind of pike: so called in the United States.
- n. A pike-perch or sauger: a commercial name of the dressed fish. See Stizostedion.
- n. A small wading bird, as a stint, a purre, or a dunlin.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. flesh of young or small pike
- n. any of several North American species of small pike
Middle English pikerel, diminutive of pike, pike; see pike2.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From pike + -rel. (Wiktionary)