American flag fish

noun

: a small cyprinodont fish (Jordanella floridae) native to Florida swamps and mottled in blue and brown with white sides striped with red

Word History

First Known Use

1933, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of American flag fish was in 1933

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“American flag fish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/American%20flag%20fish. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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