mouthbreeder

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noun mouth·breed·er \ˈmau̇th-ˌbrē-dər\

Definition of mouthbreeder

  1. :  any of several fishes that carry their eggs and young in the mouth; especially :  a North African cichlid fish (Haplochromis multicolor) often kept in aquariums

1927

First Known Use of mouthbreeder

1927


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