Pronunciation: (sī-ē'noid), [key]
belonging or pertaining to the Sciaenidae, a family of carnivorous fishes that produce a loud sound by snapping the muscles attached to their air bladder, comprising the croakers and drums.
a sciaenoid fish. Also,sci•ae•nidPronunciation: (sī-ē'nid). [key]
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