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[zan-der] /ˈzæn dər/
noun, plural zanders (especially collectively) zander.
a freshwater pikeperch, Stizostedion (Lucioperca) lucioperca, of central Europe, valued as a food fish.
Origin of zander
1850-55; < German < Low German Sander, Sandart, Zanat, Sanat, of uncertain origin (Polish sandacz probably < LG) Unabridged
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  • Mechano-therapy often does good and some of the zander machines are likely to be useful.

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  • zander, a fish which is partly of the pike, partly of the trout species, is considered a great dainty.

British Dictionary definitions for zander


noun (pl) zander, zanders
a freshwater teleost pikeperch of Europe, Stizostedion lucioperca, valued as a food fish
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