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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

resembling a perch

Usage examples (9)
  • Although the hotspot has a relatively small fish fauna, with only just over 40 native species, it has a remarkable two endemic families: the mountain catfishes (Nematogenyidae)...
  • The showcase windows travel across the master bedroom, too, for a perch-like view from the bed.
  • "Means of defence, I suppose," said his father, raising the keen perch-like back fin of the fish.
  • The second course of the Great Supper also is fish, which may be of any sort and served in any way -- in our case it was a perch-like variety of dainty pan-fish, fresh... for more
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