Definition of Percoids

1. Noun. (plural of percoid) ¹



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Definition of Percoids

1. percoid [n] - See also: percoid

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Percoids

perciformes
perciforms
percine
percing
percipience
percipiences
percipient
percipiently
percipients
perclose
percoct
percoid
percoid fish
percoidea
percoidean
percoids (current term)
percolate
percolated
percolates
percolating
percolation
percolation theories
percolation theory
percolations
percolative
percolatively
percolator
percolators
percolin
percolins

Literary usage of Percoids

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1909)
"... as of the percoids, and the well-known characters which have always appeared in connection with them (here repeated) possess enough weight to prove a ..."

2. Biographical Memoirs by National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) (1905)
"The only positive character of the family mentioned by Holbrook which would remove it from the typical percoids is the presence of only six branchiostegal ..."

3. Reports of Explorations and Surveys: To Ascertain the Most Practicable and by United States War Dept, Joseph Henry, United States Army. Corps of Engineers, Spencer Fullerton Baird (1855)
"There are either one or two dorsal fins, presenting the same general modifications of forms and of combinations, as in the percoids. The head has a peculiar ..."

4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1902)
"He finds that this group differs from the percoids in no important respect, and regards the ... as merely archaic percoids. The chief diagnostic character, ..."

5. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1874)
"... they ranked it in their group of percoids with two dorsal lins, attributing to it a first dorsal with six spines, and a second with two spines in front ..."

6. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1914)
"... are modified percoids seems almost indisputable;" and the scale characters of ... and the percoids, they at least have the intermediate type of scales. ..."

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