trout-perch

noun
\ ˈtrau̇t-ˌpərch How to pronounce trout-perch (audio) \

Definition of trout-perch

: a small freshwater fish (Percopsis omiscomaycus of the family Percopsidae) chiefly of northern North America having a scaleless head and large eyes

First Known Use of trout-perch

1883, in the meaning defined above

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“Trout-perch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trout-perch. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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