rainwater fish

noun

Definition of rainwater fish

: a very small American killifish (Lucania parva or a related species) living in swamps and brackish water along the eastern and southern Atlantic coast and being of considerable value as a destroyer of mosquito larvae

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“Rainwater fish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rainwater%20fish. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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