Definition of Perca

1. Noun. Type genus of the Percidae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Perca
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Percidae, Percidae
Member holonyms: Perca Flavescens, Yellow Perch, European Perch, Perca Fluviatilis



Definition of Perca

1. n. A genus of fishes, including the fresh-water perch.

Medical Definition of Perca

1. A genus of fishes, including the fresh water perch. Origin: L, a perch. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Perca

perarticulation
peratodynia
peraxillary
perazine
perbenzoic acid
perborate
perborates
perboric acid
perbromate
perbromates
perbromic
perbromic acid
perbromide
perc
perc.
perca (current term)
percale
percales
percaline
percalines
percarbide
percarbides
percarbonate
percarbonates
percarburet
percarbureted
percarburets
percase
perce
perceant

Literary usage of Perca

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1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1834)
"LUCIO-perca, Cuv.-Pike-Perch. So named, because to the characters of the perch, ... perca lucio-perca, Lin. Bl. pl. li. Cuv. and Val. ii. pl. XT. ..."

2. Animal and Vegetable Physiology Considered with Reference to Natural Theology by Peter Mark Roget (1834)
"488 430 Interior of the eye of the perca fluviatilis, (Cuvier) . ... 552 453 - perca fluviatilis, (Cuvier) ................ 552 454 - Testudo mydas, ..."

3. Ceylon: An Account of the Island Physical, Historical and Topographical by James Emerson Tennent (1859)
"It is closely allied to, if not identical with, the Anabas scandens of Cuvier, the perca ... perca ..."

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