chain pickerel


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

Origin of CHAIN PICKEREL

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

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