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labrid

[ley-brid, lab-rid] /ˈleɪ brɪd, ˈlæb rɪd/
noun
1.
any of numerous fishes of the family Labridae, including the wrasses, the tautog, and the cunner, and characterized chiefly by well-developed teeth and, often, brilliant colors.
adjective
2.
belonging or pertaining to the labrids.
Origin
< Neo-Latin Labridae, equivalent to Labr(us) a genus + -idae -id2
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labroid

/ˈlæbrɔɪd; ˈleɪ-/
noun
1.
any percoid fish of the family Labridae (wrasses)
adjective
2.
of or relating to the Labridae
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin Labroidea, from Latin lābrus a fish, from labrum lip
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