[ krap-ee ]
/ ˈkræp i /
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noun, plural crap·pies, (especially collectively) crap·pie.
either of two small sunfishes of central U.S. rivers, Pomoxis nigromaculatus(black crappie, or strawberry bass ) or P. annularis(white crappie ).
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Origin of crappie
First recorded in 1855–60, Americanism; from Canadian French crapet
Words nearby crappie
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How to use crappie in a sentence
Fishing is another option, and the stocked lake is full of bass, walleye, crappie and pickerel.A visitor’s guide to Deep Creek Lake, Smith Mountain Lake and Lake Anna|Amanda Loudin|June 3, 2021|Washington Post
British Dictionary definitions for crappie
/ (ˈkræpɪ) /
either of two North American freshwater percoid food and game fishes, Pomoxis nigromaculatus (black crappie) or P. annularis (white crappie): family Centrarchidae (sunfishes, etc)
Word Origin for crappie
C19: from Canadian French crapet
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