Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Resembling a fish of the genus Serranus; of or pertaining to the Serranidæ in a broad sense.
  • noun A member of the Serranidæ.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) Any fish of the family Serranidæ, which includes the striped bass, the black sea bass, and many other food fishes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun zoology Any fish of the family Serranidae, which includes the striped bass, the black sea bass, and many other food fishes.

Etymologies

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From New Latin Serranus +‎ -oid (“resembling”), this being the typical genus.

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