Percesoces

plural noun

Perc·​es·​o·​ces
(ˈ)pər¦kesəˌsēz,
-¦se-
in some classifications
: a suborder of Percomorphi or sometimes a separate order including the gray mullets (Mugilidae), the barracudas, the silversides, and other related fishes
percesocine
-esəˌsīn
adjective or noun

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Latin perca perch + esoces, plural of esox pike

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“Percesoces.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Percesoces. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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