pl. -·pies or -·pie
any of a genus (Pomoxis) of small North American sunfishes found in sluggish streams and ponds throughout E and central U.S.; specif., the black crappie or white crappie
Origin of crappie; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
Either of two edible North American sunfishes, the black crappie or the white crappie. Also called speckled perch.
Origin of crappieCanadian French crapet.
(plural crappies or crappie)
From French crapet-soleil (“sunfish”)