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noun sca·la·re \skə-ˈler-ē, -ˈlär-\

Definition of scalare

  1. :  angelfish 2

Origin and Etymology of scalare

New Latin, specific epithet, from Latin, neuter of scalaris; from the barred pattern on its body

First Known Use: 1928

Rhymes with scalare

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