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Meaning of sparoid by Wiktionary Dictionary



    sparoid ( not comparable )

    1. Of or pertaining to fish of the Sparidae family .


    sparoid ( plural: sparoids )

    1. Any fish of the Sparidae family .

Definition of sparoid by GCIDE Dictionary


  1. Sparoid ( ?; 277 ), a. [L. sparus the gilthead + -oid: cf. F. sparoïde.] ( Zool. ) Of or pertaining to the Sparidae, a family of spinous-finned fishes which includes the scup, sheepshead, and sea bream. -- n. One of the Sparidae.