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labroid

labroid


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Labroid  \La"broid\,  a.  [Labrus  +  -oid.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  Like  the  genus  Labrus;  belonging  to  the  family  {Labrid[ae]}, 
  an  extensive  family  of  marine  fishes,  often  brilliantly 
  colored,  which  are  very  abundant  in  the  Indian  and  Pacific 
  Oceans.  The  tautog  and  cunner  are  American  examples.