Meaning of parrotfish

par•rot•fish

Pronunciation: (par'ut-fish"), [key]
— pl. -fish, -fish•es.
  1. any of various chiefly tropical marine fishes, esp. of the family Scaridae: so called because of their brilliant coloring and the shape of their jaws. Also called
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