Scaridae

plural noun

Scar·​i·​dae
ˈskarəˌdē
: 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

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Scarus, type genus + -idae

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“Scaridae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Scaridae. Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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