• (British) IPA: /ˈpɪk(ə)ɹəl/

pickerel (plural pickerel)

  1. A freshwater fish of the genus Esox.
    • 1603, Michel de Montaigne, chapter 37, in John Florio, transl., The Essayes, […], book II, printed at London: By Val[entine] Simmes for Edward Blount […], OCLC 946730821 ↗:
      I see, that the Pickrell-fish, and the Swallowes live well by her lawes.
  2. (Canada) Walleye, A species of gamefish, Sander vitreus, native to the Northern U.S. and Canada with pale, reflective eyes.
  3. A wading bird, the dunlin.
Proper noun
  1. Surname
  2. An unincorporated community in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.
  3. An unincorporated community in Langlade County, Wisconsin.

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