goldfish

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noun gold·fish \-ˌfish\

Definition of goldfish

  1. :  a small usually golden-orange Asian cyprinid fish (Carassius auratus) often kept as an aquarium and pond fish

1791

First Known Use of goldfish

1791


GOLDFISH Defined for English Language Learners

goldfish

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noun gold·fish \-ˌfish\

Definition of goldfish for English Language Learners

  • : a small usually orange fish that people often keep in ponds or in fishbowls or tanks as a pet


GOLDFISH Defined for Kids

goldfish

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noun gold·fish \ˈgōld-ˌfish\

Definition of goldfish for Students

  1. :  a small usually golden yellow or orange fish often kept in aquariums or ponds


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