green chromide

noun

: a greenish-gray or bluish-gray cichlid fish (Etroplus suratensis) that inhabits primarily brackish waters of India and Sri Lanka, has several dark vertical bands on its body, and is often kept in tropical aquariums

Word History

First Known Use

1973, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of green chromide was in 1973

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“Green chromide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/green%20chromide. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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