scarus

Scarus

Sca"rus\, n. [L. See Scar a kind of fish.] (Zo["o]l.) A Mediterranean food fish (Sparisoma scarus) of excellent quality and highly valued by the Romans; -- called also parrot fish.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: scartella cristata
Next Definition: scarves
Words Near: scarus
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for scarus
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing scarus
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature