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scorpaenoid

[skawr-pee-noid] /skɔrˈpi nɔɪd/
adjective
1.
resembling or related to the family Scorpaenidae.
noun
2.
a scorpaenoid fish.
Origin of scorpaenoid
1835-1845
1835-45; < Latin scorpaen(a) (see scorpaenid) + -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for scorpaenoid

scorpaenoid

/skɔːˈpiːnɔɪd/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Scorpaenoidea, a suborder of spiny-finned fishes having bony plates covering the head: includes the sculpins, scorpion fishes, gurnards, etc
noun
2.
any fish belonging to the suborder Scorpaenoidea
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