labrid

[ ley-brid, lab-rid ]
/ ˈleɪ brɪd, ˈlæb rɪd /

noun

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.

adjective

belonging or pertaining to the labrids.

Origin of labrid

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