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sac-a-lait

[sak-uh-ley, sak-uh-ley]
noun
  1. the white crappie.See under crappie.
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Origin of sac-a-lait

1880–85, Americanism; < Louisiana French < Choctaw sakli trout (taken as sac sack1 + à for + lait milk)
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