Crossword clues for esox
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Esox \E"sox\, prop. n. [L., a kind of pike.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of fresh-water fishes, including pike and pickerel.
The big pike species are native to the Palearctic and Nearctic ecozones, ranging across northern North America and from Western Europe to Siberia in Eurasia.
Pikes have the elongated, torpedo-like form of predatory fishes, with sharply pointed heads and sharp teeth. Their coloration is typically grey-green with a mottled or spotted appearance with stripes along their backs, providing camouflage among weeds. Individual pike marking patterns are unique, like fingerprints. Pike can grow to a maximum recorded length of , reaching a maximum recorded weight of .
Usage examples of "esox".
I keep a brand-new seventeen-foot Tuffy Esox fishing boat and an older Oldsmobile in a private parking garage up the block.