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Meaning of SCORPAENOID

Pronunciation:  skor'peenoyd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  fishes having the head armored with bony plates
 

SCORPAENOID is a 11 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: scorpaenoid fish
 
 See Also: acanthopterygian, butterflyfish, Cyclopterus lumpus, flathead, flying gurnard, flying robin, greenling, gurnard, lingcod, Liparis liparis, lumpfish, Ophiodon elongatus, poacher, scorpaenid, scorpaenid fish, Scorpaenoidea, sculpin, sea poacher, sea poker, sea snail, seasnail, snailfish, spiny-finned fish, suborder Scorpaenoidea

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Scor*p[ae]"noid\, a. [NL. Scorpaena, a typical
genus (see {Scorpene}) + -oid.] (Zo["o]l.)
Of or pertaining to the family {Scorp[ae]nid[ae]}, which
includes the scorpene, the rosefish, the California
rockfishes, and many other food fishes. [Written also
{scorp[ae]nid}.] See Illust. under {Rockfish}.

 

 

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