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chain pickerel

noun

Definition of CHAIN PICKEREL

:  a large greenish-black pickerel (Esox niger) with dark markings along the sides that is common in quiet waters of eastern North America
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Origin of CHAIN PICKEREL

from the markings resembling chains on the sides
First Known Use: 1887

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