sac-a-lait

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Choctaw sakli (trout), via Cajun French, which reinterpreted it as sac (sack) (à (of)) lait (milk).

Noun[edit]

sac-a-lait (plural sac-a-lait)

  1. (Louisiana dialect) A white crappie (Pomoxis annularis).