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labrid

[ley-brid, lab-rid]
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noun
  1. any of numerous fishes of the family Labridae, including the wrasses, the tautog, and the cunner, and characterized chiefly by well-developed teeth and, often, brilliant colors.
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adjective
  1. belonging or pertaining to the labrids.
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Origin of labrid

< New Latin Labridae, equivalent to Labr(us) a genus + -idae -id2
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