crappie

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

crap·pie

noun \ˈkrä-pē\

Definition of CRAPPIE

Origin of CRAPPIE

Canadian French crapet
First Known Use: circa 1827

Rhymes with CRAPPIE

crappie

noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Either of two deep-bodied freshwater North American fish species (family Centrarchidae) that are popular as food and prized by sport fishermen. Native to the eastern U.S. but introduced elsewhere, crappies may reach a length of about 12 in. (30 cm) and a weight of about 4 lb (2 kg). The white crappie (Pomoxis annularis) generally inhabits warm, silty lakes and rivers. Silvery with irregular dark markings, it is usually lighter in colour than the similar black crappie, or calico bass (P. nigromaculatus), which typically lives in clear lakes and streams.

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: crappin
Previous Word in the Dictionary: crapper
All Words Near: crappie

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up crappie? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More