percoid

percoid
noun
any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes
Syn: ↑percoid fish, ↑percoidean
Hypernyms: ↑spiny-finned fish, ↑acanthopterygian
Hyponyms:
perch, ↑sandfish, ↑cusk-eel, ↑brotula, ↑pearlfish, ↑pearl-fish, ↑robalo, ↑pike, ↑sunfish, ↑centrarchid, ↑bass, ↑serranid fish, ↑serranid, ↑surfperch, ↑surffish, ↑surf fish, ↑bigeye, ↑catalufa, ↑Priacanthus arenatus, ↑cardinalfish, ↑tilefish, ↑Lopholatilus chamaeleonticeps, ↑bluefish, ↑Pomatomus saltatrix, ↑cobia, ↑Rachycentron canadum, ↑sergeant fish, ↑carangid fish, ↑carangid, ↑dolphinfish, ↑dolphin, ↑mahimahi, ↑blanquillo, ↑cichlid, ↑cichlid fish, ↑snapper, ↑grunt, ↑sparid, ↑sparid fish, ↑sea bream, ↑bream, ↑sciaenid fish, ↑sciaenid, ↑mullet, ↑grey mullet, ↑gray mullet, ↑sea chub, ↑spadefish, ↑angelfish, ↑Chaetodipterus faber, ↑butterfly fish, ↑damselfish, ↑demoiselle, ↑wrasse, ↑parrotfish, ↑polly fish, ↑pollyfish, ↑threadfin, ↑jawfish, ↑stargazer, ↑sand stargazer, ↑blennioid fish, ↑blennioid, ↑goby, ↑gudgeon, ↑sleeper, ↑sleeper goby, ↑flathead, ↑archerfish, ↑Toxotes jaculatrix, ↑worm fish, ↑surgeonfish, ↑gempylid, ↑cutlassfish, ↑frost fish, ↑hairtail, ↑scombroid, ↑scombroid fish, ↑butterfish, ↑stromateid fish, ↑stromateid, ↑clingfish, ↑tripletail, ↑mojarra, ↑whiting
Member Holonyms: ↑Perciformes, ↑order Perciformes, ↑Percomorphi, ↑order Percomorphi

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  • Percoid — Per coid, a. [L. perca a perch + oid: cf. F. perco[ i]de.] (Zo[ o]l.) Belonging to, or resembling, the perches, or family {Percid[ae]}. n. Any fish of the genus {Perca}, or allied genera of the family {Percid[ae]}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • percoid — [pʉr′koid΄] adj. [< L perca,PERCH1 + OID] of or belonging to a very large order (Perciformes) of bony fishes found in fresh and salt water, including the perches, basses, and sunfishes n. a fish of this order …   English World dictionary

  • percoid — /ˈpɜkɔɪd/ (say perkoyd) adjective 1. belonging to the Percoidea, a group of acanthopterygian fishes comprising the true perches and related families, and constituting one of the largest natural groups of fishes. 2. resembling a perch. –noun 3. a… …  

  • percoid fish — noun any of numerous spiny finned fishes of the order Perciformes • Syn: ↑percoid, ↑percoidean • Hypernyms: ↑spiny finned fish, ↑acanthopterygian • Hyponyms: ↑perch, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • percoid — /perr koyd/, adj. 1. belonging to the Percoidea, a group of acanthopterygian fishes comprising the true perches and related families, and constituting one of the largest natural groups of fishes. 2. resembling a perch. Also, percoidean /peuhr koy …   Universalium

  • percoid — adjective Of or belonging to Percoidea, a taxonomic superfamily in the order Perciformes. Syn: percoidean …   Wiktionary

  • percoid — per·coid …   English syllables

  • percoid — per•coid [[t]ˈpɜr kɔɪd[/t]] also per•coi•de•an [[t]pərˈkɔɪ di ən[/t]] adj. ich belonging to the Percoidei, a suborder of spiny finned fishes comprising the true perches and many related families • Etymology: 1830–40; < F Percoïdes (pl.)… …   From formal English to slang

  • perciform — ▪ fish order Introduction       any member of the order Perciformes, a group of bony fishes with more than 6,000 species placed in about 150 families. The order is the largest group of fishes in the world today. Perciform fishes occur in… …   Universalium

  • percoidean — noun any of numerous spiny finned fishes of the order Perciformes • Syn: ↑percoid fish, ↑percoid • Hypernyms: ↑spiny finned fish, ↑acanthopterygian • Hyponyms: ↑perch, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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