isabelita

noun
is·​a·​be·​li·​ta | \ ˌizəbəˈlētə \
variants: or isabelite \ -​ˈbeˌlīt \
plural -s

Definition of isabelita

: 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

History and Etymology for isabelita

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

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“Isabelita.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/isabelita. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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