Meaning of scorpaenid

scor•pae•nid

Pronunciation: (skôr-pē'nid), [key]
— adj.
  1. belonging or pertaining to the Scorpaenidae, a family of marine fishes with spiny fins, including the rockfishes, scorpionfishes, and lionfishes.
—n.
  1. a scorpaenid fish.
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