Definition of muskellunge
: a large North American pike (Esox masquinongy) that has dark markings, may weigh over 60 pounds (27 kilograms), and is a valuable sport fish
Origin of muskellunge
alteration of Canadian French maskinongé, from Ojibwa ma·skino·še·
First Known Use: 1777
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