Platyfish



[plat-ee-fish] /ˈplæt iˌfɪʃ/

noun, plural (especially collectively) platyfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) platyfishes.
1.
any of several small, yellow-gray freshwater of the genus Xiphophorus, especially X. variatus, of Mexico: popular in home aquariums, in which the color varies widely.

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