characin

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char·a·cin

noun \ˈker-ə-sən, ˈka-rə-\

Definition of CHARACIN

:  any of a family (Characidae) of usually small brightly colored tropical freshwater fishes that includes many aquarium fishes
characin adjective

Origin of CHARACIN

ultimately from Greek charak-, charax pointed stake, a fish
First Known Use: 1882

Rhymes with CHARACIN

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