Pickerel meaning

pĭkər-əl, pĭkrəl
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Any of several North American freshwater game fishes of the genus Esox, especially the chain pickerel.
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The walleye.
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(chiefly british) A young pike.
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Any of various small, North American pike fishes (genus Esox)
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(brit.) A young pike.
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A freshwater fish of the genus Esox.
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Origin of pickerel

  • Middle English pikerel diminutive of pike pike pike2

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From pike +"Ž -rel.

    From Wiktionary