swordtail


sword·tail

noun \ˈsrd-ˌtāl\

Definition of SWORDTAIL

:  a small brightly marked Central American live-bearer (Xiphophorus helleri of the family Poeciliidae) often kept in tropical aquariums and bred in many colors

First Known Use of SWORDTAIL

1858

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