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[lawg-purch, log-]
noun, plural log·perch·es, (especially collectively) log·perch.
  1. a darter, Percina caprodes, of eastern North American lakes and streams, having a piglike snout.
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Origin of logperch

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85; log1 + perch2
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Examples from the Web for logperch

Historical Examples

  • The logperch was generally distributed in the Caney, Elk, and Grouse systems.

    Fishes of Chautauqua, Cowley and Elk Counties, Kansas

    Artie L. Metcalf

  • In many instances the logperch was taken over submerged gravel bars, often along the edges of the larger pools.