Definition of gobiid in US English:

gobiid

noun

Zoology
  • A fish of the perciform family Gobiidae, which comprises the majority of the gobies.

adjective

Zoology
  • Of or relating to the family Gobiidae.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Science. From scientific Latin Gobius genus name + -id, after scientific Latin Gobiidae, family name.

Pronunciation

gobiid

/ˈɡəʊbɪɪd/