speckled perch
noun Date: 1856 black crappie

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  • speckled perch — noun : black crappie …   Useful english dictionary

  • Perch — (p[ e]rch), n. [Written also {pearch}.] [OE. perche, F. perche, L. perca, fr. Gr. pe rkh; cf. perkno s dark colored, Skr. p[.r][,c]ni spotted, speckled, and E. freckle.] (Zo[ o]l.) 1. Any fresh water fish of the genus Perca and of several other… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Perch pest — Perch Perch (p[ e]rch), n. [Written also {pearch}.] [OE. perche, F. perche, L. perca, fr. Gr. pe rkh; cf. perkno s dark colored, Skr. p[.r][,c]ni spotted, speckled, and E. freckle.] (Zo[ o]l.) 1. Any fresh water fish of the genus Perca and of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • perch — perch1 [pʉrch] n. pl. perch or perches [ME perche < OFr < L perca < Gr perkē < IE base * perk̑ , speckled, colorful > Ger farbe, color, OE forn, trout] 1. any of a family (Percidae) of small, spiny finned, freshwater, percoid food… …   English World dictionary

  • perch — {{11}}perch (n.1) where a bird rests, late 13c., a pole, rod, stick, stake, from O.Fr. perche unit of linear measurement (5.5 yards), also measuring rod, pole, bar used to measure this length (13c.), from L. pertica pole, long staff, measuring… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Speckled Wood — Taxobox name = Speckled Wood image width = 240px image caption = Pararge aegeria aegeria regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Lepidoptera unranked familia = Rhopalocera superfamilia = Papilionoidea familia = Nymphalidae… …   Wikipedia

  • speckled snapper — maorinis upinis rifešeris statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Lutjanus rivulatus angl. blubberlip snapper; blue lined snapper; blue spotted snapper; flute porgy; Maori sea perch; speckled snapper rus.… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • Black perch — Perch Perch (p[ e]rch), n. [Written also {pearch}.] [OE. perche, F. perche, L. perca, fr. Gr. pe rkh; cf. perkno s dark colored, Skr. p[.r][,c]ni spotted, speckled, and E. freckle.] (Zo[ o]l.) 1. Any fresh water fish of the genus Perca and of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Blue perch — Perch Perch (p[ e]rch), n. [Written also {pearch}.] [OE. perche, F. perche, L. perca, fr. Gr. pe rkh; cf. perkno s dark colored, Skr. p[.r][,c]ni spotted, speckled, and E. freckle.] (Zo[ o]l.) 1. Any fresh water fish of the genus Perca and of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gray perch — Perch Perch (p[ e]rch), n. [Written also {pearch}.] [OE. perche, F. perche, L. perca, fr. Gr. pe rkh; cf. perkno s dark colored, Skr. p[.r][,c]ni spotted, speckled, and E. freckle.] (Zo[ o]l.) 1. Any fresh water fish of the genus Perca and of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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