Dentex

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Dentex (Zoöl) An edible European marine fish (Sparus dentex, or Dentex vulgaris) of the family Percidæ.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n dentex The typical genus of Dentichæ.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Dentex den′teks a voracious sparoid fish.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., cf. L. dentix, a sort of sea fish