I. \\-pēˌȯid\ adjective
: of or relating to or like the herrings or the Clupeoidea
II. noun (-s)
: a clupeoid fish

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  • Clupeoid — Clu pe*oid, a. [L.clupea a kind of fish, NL., generic name of the herring + oid.] (Zo[ o]l.) Of or pertaining to the Herring family. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clupeoid — /klooh pee oyd /, adj. 1. resembling a fish of the family Clupeidae; clupeid. n. 2. a clupeoid fish. [1875 80; < NL Clupeid(ae) (see CLUPEID) + OID] * * * …   Universalium

  • clupeoid — Of or pertaining to the Herring family …   Fisheries — dictionary

  • clupeoid — [ klu:pɪɔɪd] adjective Zoology relating to or denoting fish of an order (Clupeiformes) including the herrings and anchovies. Origin C19: from mod. L. Clupeoidei (a suborder), from L. clupea, the name of a river fish …   English new terms dictionary

  • clupeoid — clu·pe·oid …   English syllables

  • clupeoid — /ˈklupiɔɪd/ (say kloohpeeoyd) adjective 1. herring like. –noun 2. any member of the Isospondyli, an order of fishes including the clupeids, salmon, smelts, etc …  

  • clupeoid —   n. & a. (fish) like a herring …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • clupeoid fish poisoning — clupeotoxism …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Atlantic herring — Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Clupeidae —   Clupeidae sardina atlántica Clupea harengus …   Wikipedia Español

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