Meaning of clupeid

clu•pe•id

Pronunciation: (kl'pē-id), [key]
— n.
  1. any of the Clupeidae, a family of chiefly marine, teleostean fishes, including the herrings, sardines, menhaden, and shad.
—adj.
  1. belonging or pertaining to the family Clupeidae.
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