perciform

adjective
per·​ci·​form | \ -səˌfȯrm \

Definition of perciform

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : resembling a perch
2 : of or relating to the Perciformes of Percoidea

perciform

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of perciform (Entry 2 of 2)

: a perciform fish

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“Perciform.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/perciform. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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