panchax

noun

pan·​chax ˈpan-ˌkaks How to pronounce panchax (audio)
: any of various small brilliantly colored Old World killifishes (genus Aplocheilus) often kept in tropical aquariums

Word History

Etymology

New Latin

First Known Use

1952, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of panchax was in 1952

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“Panchax.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/panchax. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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