Badis

noun

Ba·​dis
ˈbādə̇s
: a genus of small freshwater fishes (family Nandidae) including an Indian species (B. badis) that is yellowish brown with iridescent blue markings and a transparent tail and that is favored in tropical aquariums

Word History

Etymology

New Latin

First Known Use

1931, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Badis was in 1931

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“Badis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Badis. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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