zander

[ zan-der ]
/ ˈzæn dər /

noun, plural zan·ders, (especially collectively) zan·der.

a freshwater pikeperch, Stizostedion (Lucioperca) lucioperca, of central Europe, valued as a food fish.

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Origin of zander

1850–55; < German < Low German Sander, Sandart, Zanat, Sanat, of uncertain origin (Polish sandacz probably < LG)

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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

zander
/ (ˈzændə) /

noun plural zander or zanders

a freshwater teleost pikeperch of Europe, Stizostedion lucioperca, valued as a food fish
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