Lucioperca

noun

Lu·​cio·​per·​ca
ˌlüs(h)ēōˈpərkə
: a genus of usually large freshwater fishes (family Percidae) including several Old World pike perches that are excellent food fishes see fogas, zander

Word History

Etymology

New Latin lucio- (from Late Latin lucius pike) + Latin perca perch

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“Lucioperca.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lucioperca. Accessed 3 Jun. 2023.

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