Definition of Percopsis
: a small genus (the type of the family Percopsidae) of trout-perches much resembling young walleyed pikes and in many respects intermediate between typical isospondyls and the percoids — compare pirate perch
Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.
Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:
- 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of percopsis
New Latin, from Latin perca perch + New Latin -opsis — more at perch
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up Percopsis? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).