sparoid

[spair-oid, spar-]
noun
  1. a sparoid fish.

Origin of sparoid

1830–40; < New Latin Sparoīdēs, equivalent to Spar(us) (see sparid) + -oīdēs -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for sparoid

sparoid

adjective, noun
  1. another word for sparid

Word Origin for sparoid

C19: from New Latin Sparoīdēs; see sparid
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