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[pur-koid] /ˈpɜr kɔɪd/

belonging to the Percoidea, a group of acanthopterygian fishes comprising the true perches and related families, and constituting one of the largest natural groups of fishes.
resembling a perch.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Percoidea, a suborder of spiny-finned teleost fishes including the perches, sea bass, red mullet, cichlids, etc
of, relating to, or resembling a perch
any fish belonging to the suborder Percoidea


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