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Sciaenidae

Definition:

a family of warm-water marine fishes including the drums, grunts, croakers, and sea trout

Class:

animal noun (animals and microorganisms)

Plural:

Sciaenidae*
(* Sciaenidae may be used in a singular or plural context)

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Sciaenidae | drums | croakers | hardheads

for the repetitive throbbing or drumming sounds they make. The family includes the weakfish, and consists of about 275 species in about 70 genera; it belongs to the order Perciformes. A sciaenid has a long dorsal fin reaching nearly to the tail, and a ... (44 of 623 words, 3 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Sciaenidae

Wiktionary:

Percoidea | Acropomatidae [subtype] | Ambassidae [subtype] | Apogonidae [subtype] | Arripidae [subtype] | Banjosidae [subtype] | Bathyclupeidae [subtype] | Bramidae [subtype] | Caesionidae [subtype] | ...

A taxonomic superfamily within the suborder Percoidei -- many fish. (9 of 12 words, pronunciation)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Percoidea

Audio reference

the Free Dictionary:

Sciaenidae

Audio: British English pronunciation of "Sciaenidae"

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/Sciaenidae

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