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seaperch

[see-purch]
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noun, plural (especially collectively) sea·perch, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) sea·perch·es.
  1. surfperch.
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Origin of seaperch

First recorded in 1595–1605; sea + perch2
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British Dictionary definitions for sea perch

sea perch

noun
  1. any of various marine serranid fishes, such as the bass and stone bass, that have an elongated body with a very spiny dorsal fin and occur in all except polar seas
  2. another name for surfperch
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