- resembling a fish of the family Clupeidae; clupeid.
- a clupeoid fish.
Origin of clupeoid
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- of, relating to, or belonging to the Isospondyli (or Clupeiformes), a large order of soft-finned fishes, including the herrings, salmon, and tarpon
- any fish belonging to the order Isospondyli
C19: from Latin clupea small fish + -oid