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siganid

[si-gan-id, -gey-nid]
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noun
  1. any fish of the family Siganidae, comprising the rabbitfishes.
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adjective
  1. belonging or pertaining to the family Siganidae.
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Origin of siganid

< New Latin Siganidae, equivalent to Sigan(us) genus name (< Arabic sījān rabbitfish) + -idae -id2
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