Definition of sauger in English:

sauger

noun

  • A slender North American pikeperch with silver eyes, which is active at twilight and at night.

    Stizostedion canadense, family Percidae

    • ‘Predatory fish in the ecozone include the lake sturgeon, brook trout, lake trout, northern pike, muskellunge, largemouth bass, sauger, and walleye.’
    • ‘Gamefish comprise the musky, northern pike, sauger, largemouth bass, and smallmouth bass.’
    • ‘Fishing is pretty much limited to goldeye, sauger, and catfish, and in a state full of blue-ribbon trout streams, who cares for that?’

Origin

Late 19th century: of unknown origin.

Pronunciation

sauger

/ˈsɔːɡə/