The perch; any of various marine and freshwater fish resembling the perch.
Other Word Forms of Barse
Origin of Barse
From Middle English bars, from Old English bærs (“a fish, perch”), from Proto-Germanic *barsaz (“perch", literally "prickly fish”), from Proto-Indo-European *bhars-, *bharst- (“prickle, thorn, scale”). Cognate with Dutch baars (“baars”), German Barsch (“perch”), Latin fastus (“pride, arrogance, contempt”).
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