siganid

[si-gan-id, -gey-nid]

noun

any fish of the family Siganidae, comprising the rabbitfishes.

adjective

belonging or pertaining to the family Siganidae.

Origin of siganid

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