from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Serranoid.

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  • n. Any member of the Serranidae.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Any fish of the family Serranid├Ž or sea-bass.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. marine food sport fishes mainly of warm coastal waters


From New Latin Serranidae, family name, from Latin serra, saw, sawfish.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)


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