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pikeperch

[ pahyk-purch ]
/ ˈpaɪkˌpɜrtʃ /
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noun, plural (especially collectively) pike·perch, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) pike·perch·es.
any of several pikelike fishes of the perch family, especially the walleye, Stizostedion vitreum.
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Origin of pikeperch

An Americanism dating back to 1835–45; pike1 + perch2
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British Dictionary definitions for pikeperch

pikeperch
/ (ˈpaɪkˌpɜːtʃ) /

noun plural -perch or -perches
any of various pikelike freshwater teleost fishes of the genera Stizostedion (or Lucioperca), such as S. lucioperca of Europe: family Percidae (perches)
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