from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of several North American freshwater game fishes of the genus Esox, especially the chain pickerel.
- noun The walleye.
- noun Chiefly British A young pike.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun 1. A small or young pike, Esox lucius.
- noun A kind of pike: so called in the United States.
- noun A pike-perch or sauger: a commercial name of the dressed fish. See
- noun A small wading bird, as a stint, a purre, or a dunlin.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun obsolete A young or small pike.
- noun Any one of several species of freshwater fishes of the genus Esox, esp. the smaller species.
- noun The glasseye, or wall-eyed pike. See
- noun (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.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A freshwater
fishof the genus Esox.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun flesh of young or small pike
- noun any of several North American species of small pike
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Middle English pikerel, diminutive of pike, pike; see pike.]
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From pike + -rel.
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