from The Century Dictionary.
- Pertaining to the Labridæ or Labroidea, or having their characters.
- noun A fish of the family Labridæ or of the superfamily Labroidæ.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Zoöl.) Like the genus Labrus; belonging to the family
Labridæ, an extensive family of marine fishes, often brilliantly colored, which are very abundant in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. The tautog and cunner are American examples.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective zoology Like or belonging to the
genusLabrus or familyLabridae of marine fishes, often brilliantly coloured, and very abundant in the Indian and Pacific Oceans.
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Labrus + -oid
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