blue pike


: a grayish-blue walleye (Stizostedion vitreum glaucum) of the Great Lakes region now considered to be extinct

Examples of blue pike in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Perhaps the best-known was the fabled blue pike (actually a distinct species of walleye) of Lake Erie. Paul A. Smith, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 27 Sep. 2020 Fried blue pike, baked or fried cod, shrimp, mac and cheese, cabbage and noodles. cleveland, 6 Mar. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1842, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of blue pike was in 1842

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“Blue pike.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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