yellow perch

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yellow perch

n.
A North American perch (Perca flavescens) having yellowish sides with dark vertical bars, valued as a food fish.
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yel′low perch′


n.
a North American perch, Percaflavescens, having a yellowish body with dark brown vertical bars.
[1795–1805, Amer.]
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Noun1.yellow perch - North American perchyellow perch - North American perch      
perch - spiny-finned freshwater food and game fishes
genus Perca, Perca - type genus of the Percidae
perch - any of numerous fishes of America and Europe
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He managed to catch four jumbo perch. He dropped the stringer in my lap and suggested in his gentle way that my job was to start a campfire and clean the fish.
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"For my money, I would rather go after jumbo perch," Norm said, adding his two cents.