a labyrinth fish, Betta splendens, that has been bred for centuries to develop brilliant coloration, very long fins, and pugnacity.
Siamese fighting fish
a brightly coloured labyrinth fish, Betta splendens, of Thailand and Malaysia, having large sail-like fins: the males are very pugnacious
noun 1. (not in technical use) conjoined twin. Siamese twin Si·a·mese twin (sī’ə-mēz’, -mēs’) n. Either of a pair conjoined twins. No longer in technical use.
noun 1. Older Spelling. Xian. noun 1. a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Xi’an
noun 1. a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for the Xiang
noun 1. Older Spelling. Xiangtan. noun, Pinyin. 1. a city in E Hunan, in S China. noun 1. a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Xiangtan noun 1. a city in S central China, in NE Hunan on the Xiang River: centre of a region noted for tea production. Pop: 592 000 (2005 est)