Definition of pegasid in English:

pegasid

noun

Zoology
  • A fish of the family Pegasidae; a sea-moth.

adjective

Zoology
  • Of or relating to the family Pegasidae.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Isaac Funk (1839–1912), publisher and reformer. From scientific Latin Pegasus, genus name + -id, after scientific Latin Pegasidae, family name.

Pronunciation

pegasid

/ˈpɛɡəsɪd/