plural noun

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
adjective or noun

Word History


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

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“Percesoces.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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