Centrarchidae

plural noun
Cen·​trar·​chi·​dae | \-kəˌdē\

Definition of Centrarchidae 

: a family of North American carnivorous percoid freshwater fishes containing the sunfishes, crappies, black basses, and others valuable as food and game

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Other Words from Centrarchidae

centrarchoid \-​ˌkȯid \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Centrarchidae

New Latin, from centrarchus, type genus (from Greek kentron sharp point + archos rectum) + -idae

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