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  Words related to perch

Related / Similar Words: rod, pole, roost, rest, alight, light

 

Definition:
  • any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of various families of the order Perciformes;
  • spiny-finned freshwater food and game fishes;
  • support consisting of a branch or rod that serves as a resting place (especially for a bird);
  • any of numerous fishes of America and Europe;
  • an elevated place serving as a seat;
  • a square rod of land;
  • a linear measure of 16.5 feet;
  • sit, as on a branch; "The birds perched high in the treee";
  • cause to perch or sit; "She perched her hat on her head";
  • to come to rest, settle; "Misfortune lighted upon him";

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    Hyponyms: yellow perch, Perca flavescens, European perch, Perca fluviatilis, pike-perch, pike perch, snail darter, Percina tanasi, roost

     

    Part Meronyms: roost, yellow perch, Perca flavescens, European perch, Perca fluviatilis, furlong

     

    Member Meronyms: Perciformes, order Perciformes, Percomorphi, order Percomorphi, Percidae, family Percidae

     

    Derivational Morphology: roost, rest, percher, Insessores, order Insessores, perching bird

     

    Language Translations:
    Bosnian: grgeč   Dutch: baars  
    Finnish: ahven   French: perche  
    German: Barsch   Hungarian: sügér  
    Italian: pesce persico   Latin: perca  
    Lithuanian: ešerys   Polish: okoń  
    Russian: окунь   Slovene: ostriž  
    Spanish: perca   Swedish: abborre  
     
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