channel cat

channel catfish

noun
a food fish, Ictalurus punctatus, common in fresh waters throughout central U.S. See illus. under catfish.
Also called channel cat.


Origin:
1830–40, Americanism

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channel cat

noun
freshwater food fish common throughout central United States [syn: channel catfish
channel catfish

noun
freshwater food fish common throughout central United States 
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