Meaning of labrid in English:

labrid

noun

Zoology
  • A fish of the large family Labridae, which comprises the wrasses and related marine fishes, many of which are small and brightly coloured.

Pronunciation

labrid

/ˈleɪbrɪd/ /ˈlabrɪd/

adjective

Zoology
  • Of or relating to the family Labridae of fishes; designating a fish of this family.

Pronunciation

labrid

/ˈleɪbrɪd/ /ˈlabrɪd/

Origin

Mid 19th century. From scientific Latin Labrus, genus name (LinnaeusSystema Naturae (ed. 10, 1758) I. 282; from classical Latin labrum lip) + -id, after Labridae, family name (G. Cuvier, 1816).