gularis

noun
gu·​laris | \ g(y)üˈla(a)rə̇s, güˈlär- \
plural -es

Definition of gularis

: either of two West African top minnows:
a : a topminnow (Fundulopanchax gularis)

called also yellow gularis

b : a top minnow (F. coeruleus)

called also blue gularis

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History and Etymology for gularis

New Latin, perhaps from Latin gula gullet, throat + -aris -ar

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“Gularis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gularis. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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