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zander

[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.
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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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Historical Examples of zander

  • Mechano-therapy often does good and some of the Zander machines are likely to be useful.

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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

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