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labroid

labrid (ˈlæbrɪd)

noun
  1. any percoid fish of the family Labridae (wrasses)
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adjective
  1. of or relating to the Labridae
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Word Origin

C19: from New Latin Labroidea, from Latin lābrus a fish, from labrum lip
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Historical Examples

  • Tautog, taw-tog′, n. a labroid fish of the United States Atlantic coast.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)

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