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mosquito fish

noun

Definition of MOSQUITO FISH

:  any of three North American live-bearers (Gambusia affinis, G. holbrooki, and Heterandria formosa of the family Poeciliidae) used especially to control mosquito larvae

First Known Use of MOSQUITO FISH

1928

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