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[ley-brid, lab-rid] /ˈleɪ brɪd, ˈlæb rɪd/

any of numerous fishes of the family Labridae, including the wrasses, the tautog, and the cunner, and characterized chiefly by well-developed teeth and, often, brilliant colors.
belonging or pertaining to the labrids.


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