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.

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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A jumbo perch swam around with his mouth open, gobbling up red worms as they floated above their box.