orange chromide

noun

Definition of orange chromide

: an Asian freshwater cichlid fish (Etroplus maculatus) that is orange or yellow with red spots and is often kept in tropical aquariums

First Known Use of orange chromide

1933, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for orange chromide

chromide, ultimately from Greek chromis, a sea fish

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“Orange chromide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/orange%20chromide. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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