suckerel

noun suck·er·el \ ˈsək(ə)rəl \

Definition of suckerel

plural -s
:a slender somewhat compressed sucker (Cycleptus elongatus) of the Mississippi drainage that is dark or bluish gray above and lighter below, has a small head and eyes, and may attain a weight of over five pounds

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Origin and Etymology of suckerel

1sucker + -el


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