plural noun Scor·pae·noi·dea \ˌskȯ(r)pēˈnȯidēə\

Definition of Scorpaenoidea

  1. :  a large suborder of Scleroparei comprising the mail-cheeked fishes (as the scorpion fishes and gurnards) — see scorpaenidae

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Origin and Etymology of scorpaenoidea

New Latin, from Scorpaena + -oidea

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a brief usually trivial fact

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