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Adjective, Noun


sparoida. [L. sparus the gilthead + -oid: cf. F. sparoïde.].
     Of or pertaining to the Sparidæ, a family of spinous-finned fishes which includes the scup, sheepshead, and sea bream.  [1913 Webster]


sparoid, n. & adj.
--n. any marine fish of the family Sparidae, e.g. a porgy.
--adj. of or concerning the Sparidae.

mod.L Sparoides f. L sparus f. Gk sparos sea-bream

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