percoid definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or concerning the Percoidea, a big suborder of spiny-finned fishes which includes the perches, sunfishes, groupers, and grunts.
    • Of or belonging to Percoidea, a taxonomic superfamily in the order Perciformes.
    • Owned By, or resembling, the perches, or household Percidæ.
  • noun:
    • A fish belonging to the suborder Percoidea.
    • Any seafood associated with the genus Perca, or allied genera for the household Percidae.
    • A perch; any member of the Percoides or Percidæ.
    • any of numerous spiny-finned fishes for the order Perciformes
  • others:
    • Perch-like; perciform; of or regarding the Percoïdes or Percidæ, in just about any feeling. A1so percoideous.

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