Stizostedion

noun Stizo·ste·di·on \-ˈstēdēən\

Definition of Stizostedion

  1. :  a genus of pike perches including the sauger and the walleye

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Origin and Etymology of stizostedion

New Latin, from stiz- (from Greek stizein to tattoo) + -o- + -stedion (perhaps irregular from Greek stēthion small breast, diminutive of stēthos breast)


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