guppy

noun gup·py \ ˈgə-pē \
Updated on: 27 Nov 2017

Definition of guppy

plural guppies
: a small bony fish (Poecilia reticulata of the family Poeciliidae) especially of Barbados, Trinidad, and Venezuela that is a live-bearer and is often kept as an aquarium fish

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Origin and Etymology of guppy

R. J. L. Guppy †1916 Trinidadian naturalist


GUPPY Defined for English Language Learners

guppy

noun

Definition of guppy for English Language Learners

  • : a small tropical fish


GUPPY Defined for Kids

guppy

noun gup·py \ ˈgə-pē \

Definition of guppy for Students

plural guppies
: a small tropical fish often kept as an aquarium fish


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