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crappie

[krap-ee]
noun, plural crappies (especially collectively) crappie.
either of two small sunfishes of central U.S. rivers, Pomoxis nigromaculatus (black crappie) or P. annularis (white crappie)
Also, croppie.


Origin:
1855–60, Americanism; < Canadian French crapet

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crappie (ˈkræpɪ)
 
n
either of two North American freshwater percoid food and game fishes, Pomoxis nigromaculatus (black crappie) or P. annularis (white crappie): family Centrarchidae (sunfishes, etc)
 
[C19: from Canadian French crapet]

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