white perch

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noun

a small game fish, Morone americana, greenish-gray above and silvery below, inhabiting streams along the Atlantic coast of the U.S.

Nearby words

  1. white pages,
  2. white paper,
  3. white pass,
  4. white people problem,
  5. white pepper,
  6. white pine,
  7. white plague,
  8. white plains,
  9. white poplar,
  10. white potato

Origin of white perch

An Americanism dating back to 1765–75

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