yellow perch
noun Date: 1796 a common North American freshwater fish (Perca flavescens) of the perch family that has yellowish sides with dark green vertical bands and is a popular food and sport fish

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  • Yellow perch — Yellow Yel low (y[e^]l l[ o]), a. [Compar. {Yellower} (y[e^]l l[ o]*[ e]r); superl. {Yellowest}.] [OE. yelow, yelwe, [yogh]elow, [yogh]eoluw, from AS. geolu; akin to D. geel, OS. & OHG. gelo, G. gelb, Icel. gulr, Sw. gul, Dan. guul, L. helvus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Yellow perch — Taxobox name = Yellow Perch image width = 250px status = secure regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Osteichthyes ordo = Perciformes familia = Percidae genus = Perca sub phylum = Vertebrata species = P. flavescens binomial = Perca… …   Wikipedia

  • yellow perch — noun North American perch • Syn: ↑Perca flavescens • Hypernyms: ↑perch • Member Holonyms: ↑Perca, ↑genus Perca • Part Meronyms: ↑perch …   Useful english dictionary

  • yellow perch — geltonasis amerikinis ešerys statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Perca flavescens angl. American perch; yellow perch rus. американский окунь; жёлтый окунь ryšiai: platesnis terminas – gėlavandeniai… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • yellow perch — noun A species of perch found in North America, scientific name Perca flavescens, having a more yellowy colour than other species of perch …   Wiktionary

  • yellow perch — yel′low perch′ n. ich a North American perch, Perca flavescens, having a yellowish body with dark brown vertical bars • Etymology: 1795–1805, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • yellow perch. — See under perch2 (def. 1). [1795 1805, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • yellow perch. — See under perch2 (def. 1). [1795 1805, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Yellow — Yel low (y[e^]l l[ o]), a. [Compar. {Yellower} (y[e^]l l[ o]*[ e]r); superl. {Yellowest}.] [OE. yelow, yelwe, [yogh]elow, [yogh]eoluw, from AS. geolu; akin to D. geel, OS. & OHG. gelo, G. gelb, Icel. gulr, Sw. gul, Dan. guul, L. helvus light bay …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Yellow atrophy — Yellow Yel low (y[e^]l l[ o]), a. [Compar. {Yellower} (y[e^]l l[ o]*[ e]r); superl. {Yellowest}.] [OE. yelow, yelwe, [yogh]elow, [yogh]eoluw, from AS. geolu; akin to D. geel, OS. & OHG. gelo, G. gelb, Icel. gulr, Sw. gul, Dan. guul, L. helvus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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