sauger


sau·ger

noun \ˈs-gər\

Definition of SAUGER

:  a pike perch (Stizostedion canadense) of Canada and the United States similar to the walleye but smaller

Origin of SAUGER

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1882

Rhymes with SAUGER

sauger

noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Species (Stizostedion canadense) of pikeperch (family Percidae), carnivorous food and game fishes found in lakes and silty rivers of eastern North America. Saugers are slender and darkly mottled. They have two dorsal fins and rarely exceed a length of 12 in. (30 cm) or a weight of about 2 lbs (1 kg).

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