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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Percesoces \Per*ces"o*ces\, prop. n. pl. [NL., fr. L. perca a perch + esox, -ocis, a pike.] (Zool.) An order of fishes including the gray mullets (Mugil), the barracudas, the silversides, and other related fishes. So called from their relation both to perches and to pikes. [1913 Webster]