Scor*pae"noid (?), a. [NL. Scorpaena, a typical genus (see Scorpene) + -oid.] Zool.

Of or pertaining to the family Scorpaenidae, which includes the scorpene, the rosefish, the California rockfishes, and many other food fishes. [Written also scorpaenid.] See Illust. under Rockfish.

 

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