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n. pl. crap·pies
Either of two edible North American sunfishes, the black crappie or the white crappie. Also called speckled perch.

[Canadian French crapet.]
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(Animals) either of two North American freshwater percoid food and game fishes, Pomoxis nigromaculatus (black crappie) or P. annularis (white crappie): family Centrarchidae (sunfishes, etc)
[C19: from Canadian French crapet]
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(ˈkræp i)

n., pl. -pies, (esp. collectively) -pie.
either of two large sunfishes of the central U.S., Pomoxis nigromaculatus (black crappie) or P. annularis (white crappie).
[1855–60, Amer.; < Canadian French crapet]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crappie - small sunfishes of the genus Pomoxis of central United States riverscrappie - small sunfishes of the genus Pomoxis of central United States rivers
crappie - small sunfishes of central United States rivers
sunfish - the lean flesh of any of numerous American perch-like fishes of the family Centrarchidae
2.crappie - small sunfishes of central United States rivers
centrarchid, sunfish - small carnivorous freshwater percoid fishes of North America usually having a laterally compressed body and metallic luster: crappies; black bass; bluegills; pumpkinseed
black crappie, Pomoxis nigromaculatus - a crappie that is black
Pomoxis annularis, white crappie - a crappie that is white
crappie - small sunfishes of the genus Pomoxis of central United States rivers
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