n. species of freshwater fish found in the southern USA (also croppie)

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  • crappie — /krap ee/, n., pl. crappies, (esp. collectively) crappie. either of two small sunfishes of central U.S. rivers, Pomoxis nigromaculatus (black crappie) or P. annularis (white crappie). Also, croppie. [1855 60, Amer.; < CanF crapet] * * * Either of …   Universalium

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  • fishing — /fish ing/, n. 1. the act of catching fish. 2. the technique, occupation, or diversion of catching fish. 3. a place or facility for catching fish. [1250 1300; ME fisshing. See FISH, ING1] * * * or sport fishing Sport of catching fish freshwater… …   Universalium

  • sunfish — /sun fish /, n., pl. (esp. collectively) sunfish, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) sunfishes. 1. the ocean sunfish, Mola mola. 2. any of various other fishes of the family Molidae. 3. any of several small, brightly colored, spiny… …   Universalium

  • Pomoxis — noun crappies • Syn: ↑genus Pomoxis • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Centrarchidae, ↑family Centrarchidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • centrarchid — n. any of a group of small carnivorous freshwater percoid fishes of North America usually having a laterally compressed body and metallic luster: crappies; black bass; bluegills; pumpkinseed. Syn: sunfish. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crappie — Calico Bass redirects here. For the marine fish, see Kelp Bass. Pomoxis Black (top) white crappie (P. nigromaculatus P. annularis) Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

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