family Scaridae


family Scaridae
noun
parrotfishes
Syn: ↑Scaridae
Hypernyms: ↑fish family
Member Holonyms: ↑Perciformes, ↑order Perciformes, ↑Percomorphi, ↑order Percomorphi
Member Meronyms: ↑parrotfish, ↑polly fish, ↑pollyfish

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