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Meaning of POACHER

Pronunciation:  'powchur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  small slender fish (to 8 inches) with body covered by bony plates; chiefly of deeper north Pacific waters
  2. [n]  a cooking vessel designed to poach food (such as fish or eggs)
  3. [n]  someone who hunts or fishes illegally on the property of another

POACHER is a 7 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: sea poacher, sea poker
 See Also: Agonidae, Agonus cataphractus, alligatorfish, appropriator, armed bullhead, Aspidophoroides monopterygius, cooking utensil, cookware, family Agonidae, pogge, scorpaenoid, scorpaenoid fish, vessel



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Poach"er\, n.
1. One who poaches; one who kills or catches game or fish
   contrary to law.

2. (Zo["o]l.) The American widgeon. [Local, U.S.]

{Sea poacher} (Zo["o]l.), the lyrie.

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