Cackerel
Cackerel Cack"er*el, n. [OF. caquerel cagarel (Cotgr.), from the root of E. cack.] (Zo["o]l.) The mendole; a small worthless Mediterranean fish considered poisonous by the ancients. See {Mendole}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Mendole — Men dole (m[e^]n d[=o]l), n. [Cf. F. mendol, mendole.] (Zo[ o]l.) The cackerel. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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