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n. pl. pickerel or pick·er·els
1. Any of several North American freshwater game fishes of the genus Esox, especially the chain pickerel.
2. The walleye.
3. Chiefly British A young pike.
[Middle English pikerel, diminutive of pike, pike; see pike2.]
n, pl -el or -els
(Animals) any of several North American freshwater game fishes, such as Esox americanus and E. niger: family Esocidae (pikes, walleye, etc)
[C14: a small pike; diminutive of pike1]
pick•er•el(ˈpɪk ər əl, ˈpɪk rəl)
n., pl. (esp. collectively) -el, (esp. for kinds or species) -els.
1. any of several small pikes of the genus Esox.
2. the walleye, blue pike, or pikeperch.
3. Brit. a young pike.
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|Noun||1.||pickerel - flesh of young or small pike |
pike - highly valued northern freshwater fish with lean flesh
|2.||pickerel - any of several North American species of small pike|
pike - any of several elongate long-snouted freshwater game and food fishes widely distributed in cooler parts of the northern hemisphere