crappie

noun crap·pie \ ˈkrä-pē \
Updated on: 16 Jan 2018

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Canadian French crapet


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crappie

noun crap·pie \ ˈkrä-pē \

Definition of crappie for Students

: either of two silvery sunfish that are caught for sport or for food

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