variants or isabelite
plural -s
: any of various fishes belonging to a genus Angelichthys of the family Chaetodontidae
especially : an angelfish (A. ciliaris) colored orange red, sky blue, and golden that is common in the West Indies

Word History


American Spanish isabelita, from Spanish Isabelita (feminine nickname), diminutive of Isabel (feminine name)

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“Isabelita.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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