Definition of gaspereau in English:

gaspereau

(also gaspereaux)

noun

Canadian
  • A shad or river herring (genus Alosa); especially the alewife, A. pseudoharengus.

Origin

Early 18th century. From Canadian French gaspareau, gasparot, of unknown origin.

Pronunciation

gaspereau

/ˈɡaspərəʊ/