pickerel

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English pikerel; equivalent to pike +‎ -rel.

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pickerel (plural pickerel or pickerels)

A pickerel.
  1. A freshwater fish of the genus Esox.
  2. (Canada) Walleye, A species of gamefish, Sander vitreus, native to the Northern U.S. and Canada with pale, reflective eyes.

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  • The plural ending in "s" refers especially to multiple varieties (e.g when speaking of multiple species), whereas the other is preferred when speaking of multiple fish of the same kind.

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