Si*lu"roid (?), n. [Silurus + -oid.] Zool.
Belonging to the Siluroidei, or Nematognathi, an order of fishes including numerous species, among which are the American catfishes and numerous allied fresh-water species of the Old World, as the sheatfish (Silurus glanis) of Europe.
A siluroid fish.
© Webster 1913.