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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The typical genus of Serranidæ; the sea-perches or sea-bass.
  • n. [lowercase] A member of this genus: as, the lettered serranus, S. scriba; the smooth serranus, S. cabrilla.

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  • n. type genus of the Serranidae: mostly small Pacific sea basses


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