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golden perch

a freshwater food fish, Plectroplites ambiguus, that inhabits inland waters of Australia.
Also called callop. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • In the midst of the great hall, where the Emperor sat, a golden perch had been placed, on which the Nightingale was to sit.

    Children's Literature Charles Madison Curry
  • In the centre of the great hall where the Emperor sat was a golden perch, on which the Nightingale sat.

    The Yellow Fairy Book Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
  • She was to have a golden perch near the Emperor's bed, and a little golden cage, and was to be allowed to go out twice every day.

    Stories to Tell Children Sara Cone Bryant
  • But the handsomest of his kind in Australia is undoubtedly the golden perch, found in the Murray and its tributaries.

    Australian Pictures Howard Willoughby
  • In the great hall there had been placed a golden perch on which the Nightingale sat.

    Tell Me Another Story Carolyn Sherwin Bailey
British Dictionary definitions for golden perch

golden perch

another name for callop
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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