silver perch

noun

Definition of silver perch

: any of various somewhat silvery fishes that resemble perch: such as
a : a drum (Bairdiella chrysoura) that occurs especially along the more southern Atlantic coast of the U.S.

called also mademoiselle, yellowtail

First Known Use of silver perch

1820, in the meaning defined above

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“Silver perch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/silver%20perch. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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