Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Perch-like; perciform; of or pertaining to the Percoïdes or Percidæ, in any sense. A1so percoideous.
  • noun A perch; any member of the Percoides or Percidæ.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Zoöl.) Belonging to, or resembling, the perches, or family Percidæ.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or belonging to Percoidea, a taxonomic superfamily in the order Perciformes.
  • noun Any fish of the genus Perca, or allied genera of the family Percidae.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes

Etymologies

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From Latin perca ("perch")

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