Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or relating to the herring family.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the Herring family.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or having the characters of the Clupeidæ.
  • n. Same as clupeid. L. Agassiz; Sir J. Richardson.

Etymologies

Clupea +‎ -oid (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • For distribution and abundance of clupeoid larvae (pilchard, round herring and anchovy) and scombrid larvae (tuna and chub mackerel), see Beckley, 1998.

    Agulhas Current large marine ecosystem

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