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fighting fish

noun
1.
any of several brightly colored labyrinth fishes of the genus Betta, found in Southeast Asia.
Also called betta.
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  • The flashing action of the fighting fish appears to draw other perch back into the vicinity.
  • Rainbows are great fighting fish and excellent table fare.
  • Limber rods allow the use of light line, which usually results in better fishing and absorbs more of the shock when fighting fish.
  • Fishermen continue to enjoy this excellent fishing, with a tough fighting fish.
British Dictionary definitions for fighting fish

fighting fish

noun
1.
any of various labyrinth fishes of the genus Betta, esp the Siamese fighting fish
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