zander

noun

zan·​der ˈzan-dər How to pronounce zander (audio) ˈtsän- How to pronounce zander (audio)
plural zander or zanders
: a pike perch (Stizostedion lucioperca) of central Europe related to the walleye

Word History

Etymology

German

First Known Use

1854, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of zander was in 1854

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“Zander.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zander. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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