of or belonging to a very large order (Perciformes) of bony fishes found in fresh and salt water, including the perches, basses, and sunfishes
Origin of percoid; from Classical Latin perca, perch + -oid
a fish of this order
- Of or belonging to Percoidea, a taxonomic superfamily in the order Perciformes.
- Any fish of the genus Perca, or allied genera of the family Percidae.
From Latin perca (“perch”)