SCARIDÆ

\skˈaɹɪdə], \skˈaɹɪdə], \s_k_ˈa_ɹ_ɪ_d_ə]\
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  • skar'i-d[=e], n.pl. a family of fishes including the parrot-fish.--Also SC[=A]'RUS. [Gr. skaros.]
1908 - Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary of the English Language
By Thomas Davidson

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