siganid

siganid

[si-gan-id, -gey-nid]
noun
1.
any fish of the family Siganidae, comprising the rabbitfishes.
adjective
2.
belonging or pertaining to the family Siganidae.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin Siganidae, equivalent to Sigan(us) genus name (< Arabic sījān rabbitfish) + -idae -id2

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