Pristella

noun
Pris·​tel·​la | \ priˈstelə \

Definition of Pristella

: a genus of small often brightly colored South American characin fishes that are sometimes kept in the tropical aquarium

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History and Etymology for Pristella

New Latin, from prist- (probably from Latin pristinus pristine) + -ella

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“Pristella.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pristella. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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