Scaridae

plural noun Scar·i·dae \ˈskarəˌdē\

Definition of Scaridae

  1. :  a family of marine percoid fishes closely resembling the Labridae but having the teeth of the jaws more or less coalescent and comprising the true parrot fishes

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Origin and Etymology of scaridae

New Latin, from Scarus, type genus + -idae


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