panchax

noun
pan·​chax | \ ˈpan-ˌkaks How to pronounce panchax (audio) \

Definition of panchax

: any of various small brilliantly colored Old World killifishes (genus Aplocheilus) often kept in tropical aquariums

First Known Use of panchax

1952, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for panchax

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“Panchax.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/panchax. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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