sciaenoid

1 of 2

noun

sci·​ae·​noid
-ˌnȯid
plural -s
: a sciaenoid fish

sciaenoid

2 of 2

adjective

"
: resembling or related to the Sciaenidae

Word History

Etymology

Noun

New Latin Sciaena + English -oid

First Known Use

Noun

1834, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1832, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sciaenoid was in 1832

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“Sciaenoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sciaenoid. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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