Ba·​dis | \ ˈbādə̇s \

Definition of Badis

: 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

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First Known Use of Badis

1931, in the meaning defined above

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“Badis.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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