pick·er·el (pĭkər-əl, pĭkrəl)
n. pl. pickerel or pick·er·els
1. Any of several North American freshwater game fishes of the genus Esox, especially the chain pickerel.
2. The walleye.
3. Chiefly British A young pike.
[Middle English pikerel, diminutive of pike, pike; see PIKE2.]
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