trout-perch
noun Date: 1883 a small freshwater fish (Percopsis omiscomaycus of the family Percopsidae) chiefly of northern North America having a scaleless head and large eyes

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  • trout-perch — ☆ trout perch [trout′pʉrch΄ ] n. pl. trout perch or trout perches 〚 TROUT + PERCH1〛 any of a family (Percopsidae) of North American freshwater bony fishes having spiny and fleshy fins, esp., a species (Percopsis omiscomaycus) of Canada and the E… …   Universalium

  • Trout perch — Trout Trout (trout), n. [AS. truht, L. tructa, tructus; akin to Gr. trw kths a sea fish with sharp teeth, fr. trw gein to gnaw.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of fishes belonging to {Salmo}, {Salvelinus}, and allied genera of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trout-perch — ☆ trout perch [trout′pʉrch΄ ] n. pl. trout perch or trout perches [ TROUT + PERCH1] any of a family (Percopsidae) of North American freshwater bony fishes having spiny and fleshy fins, esp., a species (Percopsis omiscomaycus) of Canada and the E… …   English World dictionary

  • trout perch — trout perch, either of two North American fishes having certain striking similarities to both the trouts and the perches …   Useful english dictionary

  • trout-perch — paprastasis lašišinis ešerys statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Percopsis omiscomaycus angl. sand roller; silver chub; trout perch rus. лососеокунь омиско ryšiai: platesnis terminas – lašišiniai ešeriai …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • trout-perch — ˈ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ noun : a small freshwater fish (Percopsis omiscomaycus) of the central and eastern United States …   Useful english dictionary

  • Trout — (trout), n. [AS. truht, L. tructa, tructus; akin to Gr. trw kths a sea fish with sharp teeth, fr. trw gein to gnaw.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of fishes belonging to {Salmo}, {Salvelinus}, and allied genera of the family… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trout´like´ — trout «trowt», noun, plural trouts or (collectively) trout. 1. any one of certain food and game fishes of the same family as the salmon. Trout are found chiefly in cool, fresh waters, although some migrate from the sea to spawn, such as the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • Trout cod — Taxobox name = Trout cod status = EN status system = iucn2.3 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Perciformes familia = Percichthyidae genus = Maccullochella species = M. macquariensis binomial = Maccullochella… …   Wikipedia

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