[ spair-oid, spar- ]
/ ˈspɛər ɔɪd, ˈspær- /
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resembling or pertaining to the porgy family, Sparidae.
a sparoid fish.
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Sargus, sr′gus, n. a genus of sparoid fishes of the sub-family Sargi′na.
British Dictionary definitions for sparoid
/ (ˈspærɔɪd) /
another word for sparid
Word Origin for sparoid
C19: from New Latin Sparoīdēs; see sparid
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