black mollie

noun
variants: or black mollienisia
plural -s

Definition of black mollie

: a small jet-black poeciliid fish (Mollienisia sphenops) from Yucatan that is often kept in the tropical aquarium

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History and Etymology for black mollie

black mollie by shortening from black mollienisia

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“Black mollie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/black%20mollie. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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