Definition of Sparidae

1. Noun. Porgies; scups.


Lexicographical Neighbors of Sparidae

Spanish people
Spanish peseta
Spanish pointer
Spanish practices
Spanish psyllium
Spanish rice
Spanish tamarind
Spanish tea
Spanish walk
Spanishness
Spansule
Sparaxis
Sparaxis tricolor
Sparganiaceae
Sparganium
Sparidae (current term)
Sparky
Sparmannia
Sparmannia africana
Sparrow Unit
Sparta
Spartan
Spartans
Spartina
Spartina cynosuroides
Spartina pectinmata
Spartium
Spartium junceum
Sparty

Literary usage of Sparidae

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

1. Stoddart's Encyclopaedia Americana: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and by American supplement, Encyclopaedia britannica (1886)
"The Sparidae are well distinguished from the Serranid» by the manner in which the lower jaw is received into a sheath when the mouth is closed, ..."

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