Sparidae


Sparidae
noun
porgies; scups
Syn: ↑family Sparidae
Hypernyms: ↑fish family
Member Holonyms: ↑Perciformes, ↑order Perciformes, ↑Percomorphi, ↑order Percomorphi
Member Meronyms:

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\\-rəˌdē\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Sparus, type genus + -idae
: a large and widely distributed family of deep-bodied marine percoid fishes including the porgies, scups, and sheepsheads that are related to the grunts and snappers but have some of the teeth along the sides of the jaw transformed into large blunt molars — see sea bream

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Sparidae — (Meerbrachsen), Familie der Stachelflosser. s. Fische, S. 607 …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Sparidae —   [griechisch], die Meerbrassen …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Sparidae —   Sparidae Calamus bajonado …   Wikipedia Español

  • Sparidae — Sparidae …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Sparidae — Meerbrassen Zweibindenbrasse (Diplodus vulgaris) Systematik Klasse: Strahlenflosser (Actinopterygii) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sparidae — Taxobox name = Sparidae image width = 240px image caption = Calamus bajonado regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Perciformes familia = Sparidae subdivision ranks = Genera subdivision = Many, see textThe Sparidae is …   Wikipedia

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  • Sparidae — Sparoid Spa roid (?; 277), a. [L. sparus the gilthead + oid: cf. F. sparo[ i]de.] (Zo[ o]l.) Of or pertaining to the {Sparid[ae]}, a family of spinous finned fishes which includes the scup, sheepshead, and sea bream. n. One of the {Sparid[ae]}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sparidae — Sparoid Spa roid (?; 277), a. [L. sparus the gilthead + oid: cf. F. sparo[ i]de.] (Zo[ o]l.) Of or pertaining to the {Sparid[ae]}, a family of spinous finned fishes which includes the scup, sheepshead, and sea bream. n. One of the {Sparid[ae]}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sparidae — spar·i·dae …   English syllables


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