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serranoid

[ser-uh-noid] /ˈsɛr əˌnɔɪd/
adjective
1.
resembling or related to the sea bass family Serranidae.
noun
2.
a serranoid fish.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; < Neo-Latin Serran(us) genus of fishes (Latin serr(a) sawfish + -ānus -an) + -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for serranoid

serranid

/səˈrænɪd; ˈsɛrə-/
noun
1.
any of numerous mostly marine percoid fishes of the family Serranidae: includes the sea basses, sea perches, groupers, and jewfish
adjective
2.
of or belonging to the family Serranidae
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin Serranidae, from serrānus genus name from Latin serra sawfish
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