Serranus

noun Ser·ra·nus \ -rānəs , -rän- \

Definition of Serranus

:a genus (the type of the family Serranidae) of fishes including numerous small Pacific sea basses some of which are regarded as highly toxic

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Origin and Etymology of serranus

New Latin, from Latin serra saw + -anus -an


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