[ zan-der ]

noun,plural zan·ders, (especially collectively) zan·der.
  1. a freshwater pikeperch, Stizostedion (Lucioperca) lucioperca, of central Europe, valued as a food fish.

Origin of zander

First recorded in1850–55; from German, from Low German Sander, Sandart, Zanat, Sanat, of uncertain origin (Polish sandacz is probably from Low German )

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/ (ˈzændə) /

nounplural zander or zanders
  1. a freshwater teleost pikeperch of Europe, Stizostedion lucioperca, valued as a food fish

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