Scarus Sca"rus, n. [L. See {Scar} a kind of fish.] (Zo["o]l.) A Mediterranean food fish ({Sparisoma scarus}) of excellent quality and highly valued by the Romans; -- called also {parrot fish}. [1913 Webster]

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