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sauger

[ saw-ger ]
/ ˈsɔ gər /
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noun
a freshwater, North American pikeperch, Stizostedion canadense.
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Also called sand pike.

Origin of sauger

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85; origin uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for sauger

sauger
/ (ˈsɔːɡə) /

noun
a small North American pikeperch, Stizostedion canadense, with a spotted dorsal fin: valued as a food and game fish

Word Origin for sauger

C19: of unknown origin
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