from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Same as perciformes.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A superfamily of acanthopterygian fishes proposed for the families Percidæ, Serranidæ, Hæmulonidæ, Sparidæ, Gerridæ, and related forms.

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

  • n. in some classifications nearly or exactly equivalent to the Perciformes which are considered a suborder


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