plural noun Per·coi·dea \(ˌ)pərˈkȯidēə\

Definition of Percoidea

  1. :  a suborder of Percomorphi of uncertain limits that includes Percidae, Centrarchidae, Serranidae, Sparidae, and numerous other families and constitutes even in its least extensive application one of the largest natural groups of fishes

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Origin and Etymology of percoidea

New Latin, from Perca + -oidea

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to criticize severely

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