Definition of Family Labridae

1. Noun. Wrasses.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Labridae

family Iridaceae
family Isoetaceae
family Istiophoridae
family Isuridae
family Ixodidae
family Juglandaceae
family Juncaceae
family Juncaginaceae
family Jungermanniaceae
family Kalotermitidae
family Kasuwonidae
family Kinosternidae
family Kyphosidae
family Labridae (current term)
family Lacertidae
family Lactobacillaceae
family Lactobacteriaceae
family Lamiaceae
family Laminariaceae
family Lamnidae
family Lampridae
family Lampyridae
family Laniidae
family Lanthanotidae
family Lardizabalaceae
family Laricariidae
family Laridae
family Lasiocampidae

Literary usage of Family Labridae

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

1. Geology of New Jersey by New Jersey Geological Survey, George Hammell Cook (1868)
"family Labridae. Found more or less abundant along the coast during the summer and autumn. They are prized as a market fish, and are brought to the various ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"WRASSE, a name given to the fishes of the family Labridae generally, and more especially to certain members of the family. They are very abundant in the ..."

3. Foods and Their Adulteration: Origin, Manufacture, and Composition of Food by Harvey Washington Wiley (1907)
"... onitis is one of the wrasse-fishes (family Labridae) and is abundant along the Atlantic coast from New Brunswick to the Carolinas. ..."

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