jewelfish

/ˈdʒuəlfɪʃ/ (say 'joohuhlfish)

noun (plural jewelfish or jewelfishes)
a brilliantly coloured aquarium fish, Hemichromis binaculatus.
Usage: For variation in the plural inflection, see note at fish1.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • jewelfish — /jooh euhl fish /, n., pl. jewelfishes, (esp. collectively) jewelfish. a brightly colored cichlid fish, Hemichromis bimaculatus, native to Africa: popular in home aquariums. [JEWEL + FISH] * * * …   Universalium

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  • jewelfish — /jooh euhl fish /, n., pl. jewelfishes, (esp. collectively) jewelfish. a brightly colored cichlid fish, Hemichromis bimaculatus, native to Africa: popular in home aquariums. [JEWEL + FISH] …   Useful english dictionary

  • jewelfish — noun Any fish in the genus Hemichromis, native to Africa …   Wiktionary

  • jewelfish — n. brightly colored aquarium fish …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • banded jewelfish — dryžasis chromis gražuolis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Hemichromis fasciatus angl. banded jewelfish; cichlid; fivespot rus. полосатый хемихромис; полосатый хромис ryšiai: platesnis terminas –… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

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