flagfish

flagfish

[flag-fish]
noun, plural (especially collectively) flagfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) flagfishes.
1.
Also called American flagfish. a killifish, Jordanella floridae, inhabiting swamps and streams of Florida, having a blue-brown back and whitish sides with red stripes, often kept in aquariums.
2.
any of several other brightly colored fishes.

Origin:
flag1 + fish

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flagfish

noun
a fish with a dark-blue back and whitish sides with red stripes; found in swamps and streams of Florida 
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