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sauger

[saw-ger] /ˈsɔ gər/
noun
1.
a freshwater, North American pikeperch, Stizostedion canadense.
Also called sand pike.
Origin of sauger
1880-1885
An Americanism dating back to 1880-85; origin uncertain
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sauger

/ˈsɔːɡə/
noun
1.
a small North American pikeperch, Stizostedion canadense, with a spotted dorsal fin: valued as a food and game fish
Word Origin
C19: of unknown origin
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