Sebastodes

noun
rockfishes
Syn: ↑genus Sebastodes
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Scorpaenidae, ↑family Scorpaenidae
Member Meronyms: ↑rockfish

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\\sə̇ˈbastə(ˌ)dēz\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Sebastes, genus of scorpaenid fish (from Greek sebastos august, worthy of reverence, from sebesthai to revere, feel awe) + -odes; akin to Sanskrit tyajati he leaves, renounces, tyajate he shuns
: the chief genus of rockfishes (family Scorpaenidae)

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  • genus Sebastodes — noun rockfishes • Syn: ↑Sebastodes • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Scorpaenidae, ↑family Scorpaenidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • red rockfish — noun 1. red flesh of large food fish of Pacific coast • Hypernyms: ↑saltwater fish • Part Holonyms: ↑Sebastodes ruberrimus 2. a large fish of the Pacific coast of North America • Syn: ↑Sebastodes ruberrimus …   Useful english dictionary

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