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[pee-sil-ee-id] /piˈsɪl i ɪd/

any small New World fish of the family Poeciliidae, of fresh or brackish tropical and temperate waters, including the mosquitofish, guppies, and mollies.
belonging or pertaining to the family Poeciliidae.


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