zander

noun
zan·​der | \ˈzan-dər, ˈtsän- \
plural zander or zanders

Definition of zander 

: a pike perch (Stizostedion lucioperca) of central Europe related to the walleye

First Known Use of zander

1854, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for zander

German

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