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paradise fish

noun
1.
any small freshwater fish of the genus Macropodus, of southeastern Asia, often kept in aquariums.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60
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paradise fish

noun
1.
any of several beautifully coloured labyrinth fishes of the genus Macropodus, esp M. opercularis, of S and SE Asia
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