a small, brightly colored red and blue characin fish, Pracheirodon innesi, native to parts of the Amazon basin: a popular aquarium fish.
adjective See neontological
adjective pertaining to the study of living organisms as opposed to extinct forms and fossils; also called neontologic
[nee-oh-awr-thuh-doks] /ˌni oʊˈɔr θəˌdɒks/ adjective 1. adhering to the principles of neoorthodoxy. 2. advocating a return to older, proven methods or institutions.
[nee-oh-awr-thuh-dok-see] /ˌni oʊˈɔr θəˌdɒk si/ noun 1. a movement in Protestant theology, beginning after World War I, stressing the absolute sovereignty of God and chiefly characterized by a reaction against liberal theology and a reaffirmation of certain doctrines of the Reformation.