Definition of sauger in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsɔːɡə/


A slender North American pikeperch with silver eyes, which is active at twilight and at night.
  • Stizostedion canadense, family Percidae.
Example sentences
  • Predatory fish in the ecozone include the lake sturgeon, brook trout, lake trout, northern pike, muskellunge, largemouth bass, sauger, and walleye.
  • Gamefish comprise the musky, northern pike, sauger, largemouth bass, and smallmouth bass.
  • Fishing is pretty much limited to goldeye, sauger, and catfish, and in a state full of blue-ribbon trout streams, who cares for that?


Late 19th century: of unknown origin.

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