zingel

noun
zing·​el | \ ˈtsiŋəl \
plural -s

Definition of zingel

: a small brownish green edible freshwater European perch (Zingel zingel) having a round elongated body and a prominent snout

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History and Etymology for zingel

German, from Middle High German, girth, from Latin cingulum, cingula girdle

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“Zingel.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zingel. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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