EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin sparus (gilt-head, a certain kind of fish) +‎ -oid (resembling, suffix forming an adjective).

AdjectiveEdit

sparoid (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to the family, Sparidae, of deep-bodied, spinous-finned marine fish, including the sea bream, porgy, scup, and sheepshead.

NounEdit

sparoid (plural sparoids)

  1. Any fish of the family Sparidae.

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