Definition of Scorpaenid

1. Noun. Any of numerous carnivorous usually bottom-dwelling warm-water marine fishes found worldwide but most abundant in the Pacific.




Definition of Scorpaenid

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scorpaenid

scorners
scornest
scorneth
scornful
scornfully
scornfulness
scornfulnesses
scorning
scorningly
scornings
scornless
scorns
scornworthy
scorny
scorodite
scorpaenid (current term)
scorpaenid fish
scorpaenids
scorpaeniform
scorpaenoid
scorpaenoid fish
scorpene
scorper
scorpers
scorpio
scorpiodea
scorpioid
scorpioid cyme
scorpion
scorpion fish

Literary usage of Scorpaenid

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1. Ecology and Conservation of the Marbled Murrelet by C. John Ralph (1997)
"Five murrelets collected in winter had eaten scorpaenid rockfish and squid (Loligo opalescens), as well as large juvenile herring and sand lance (table 1). ..."

2. Reports of Explorations and Surveys: To Ascertain the Most Practicable and by United States War Dept, Joseph Henry, United States Army. Corps of Engineers, Spencer Fullerton Baird (1857)
"Olivaceous, with a series of saddle-like and black patches ; abdomen dull yellow or white. List of specimens. IV. FAMILY scorpaenid^E. 16. ..."

3. Dunedin and Its Neighbourhood: A Short Account of Its History, Biology, and by Alexander Bathgate (1904)
"... Spotty Butter-fish Kelp-fish Haddock Bed cod Whiting Ling Flounder Yellow-belly Sole Brill Gar-fish Sand-eel. In addition, the quaint scorpaenid, ..."

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