Definition of Serranoid

1. n. Any fish of the family Serranidæ, which includes the striped bass, the black sea bass, and many other food fishes.



Definition of Serranoid

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Serranoid

1. Of or pertaining to the Serranidae. Origin: NL. Serranus, a typical genus (fr. L. Serra a saw). Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Serranoid

serpula
serpulae
serpulidan
serpulina
serpulina hyodysenteriae
serpulite
serpulites
serr
serrabrancaite
serrae
serran
serranid
serranid fish
serranids
serrano
serranoid (current term)
serranos
serrans
serras
serrasalmine
serrate
serrate leaf
serrate suture
serrated
serrated wrack
serrates
serrati
serratia
serratia infections
serrating

Literary usage of Serranoid

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1908)
"In the same Proceedings for 1907 Mr. Fowler catalogues the serranoid fishes in the collection at Philadelphia. He substitutes the name "Serranus" for ..."

2. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"... and all are carnivorous, voracious, and gamy, being excellent as food. The origin of the group is probably Asiatic, the fresh-water serranoid of Japan, ..."

3. A Guide to the Study of Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1905)
"... and all are carnivorous, voracious, and gamy, being excellent as food. The origin of the group is probably Asiatic, the fresh-water serranoid of Japan, ..."

4. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"One of several serranoid fishes, especially a grouper (qv) of Floridian and West Indian waters (l^¡>inc¡>hc- lus capreolus) ; also the name of certain small ..."

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