Definitions for "Esox"
A genus of fresh-water fishes, including pike and pickerel.
type and only genus of the family Esocidae
Esox (Linnaeus, 1758) is a genus of freshwater fish, a member of the pike family (family Esocidae) of order Esociformes as is the Muskellunge. The type species is E. lucius, the northern pike. The species of this genus are known as the pikes.