from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small North American freshwater fish (Stizostidion canadense) having a spotted, spiny dorsal fin.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A freshwater perciform fish, Sander canadensis
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An American fresh-water food fish (Stizostedion Canadense); -- called also gray pike, blue pike, hornfish, land pike, sand pike, pickering, and pickerel.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A percoid fish, Stizostedion canadense, the smaller American pike-perch, also called sand-pike, ground-pike, rattlesnake-pike, jack, and horn-fish. See cut under Stizostedion.
Origin unknown.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)