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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [zan-der]
    • /ˈzæn dər/
    • /ˈzændər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [zan-der]
    • /ˈzæn dər/

Definitions of zander word

  • noun plural zander a freshwater pikeperch, Stizostedion (Lucioperca) lucioperca, of central Europe, valued as a food fish. 1
  • noun zander A European freshwater fish in the family Percidae, closely related to the perch, Sander lucioperca. 1
  • noun zander a freshwater teleost pikeperch of Europe, Stizostedion lucioperca, valued as a food fish 0
  • noun zander a greenish pikeperch (Stizostedion lucioperca) of the Old World, often introduced into new areas as a food and game fish 0
  • noun zander Any fish of the genus Sander that live in freshwater. 0

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Origin of zander

First appearance:

before 1850
One of the 32% newest English words
1850-55; < German < Low German Sander, Sandart, Zanat, Sanat, of uncertain origin (Polish sandacz probably < LG)

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zander popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 62% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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