live-bearer

livebearer

[lahyv-bair-er]
noun
any viviparous fish of the family Poeciliidae, often kept in home aquariums.

Origin:
1930–35; live2 + bearer

livebearing, adjective
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live-bearer
 
n
a fish, esp a cyprinodont, that gives birth to living young

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