Definition of Betta

1. Noun. A fish of the genus ''Betta'', especially ''Betta splendens'', also known as a Siamese fighting fish. ¹



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Definition of Betta

1. a freshwater fish [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Betta

betrothals
betrothed
betrotheds
betrothing
betrothment
betrothments
betroths
betrousered
betrow
betrust
betrusted
betrusting
betrustment
betrustments
bets
betta (current term)
bettable
bettas
betted
better
better(p)
better-built
better-hung
better-known
better-looking
better-off
better an egg today than a hen tomorrow
better half
better halves
better late than never

Literary usage of Betta

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1. The Registers of Christ Church, Newgate, 1538 to 1754 by Willoughby Aston Littledale, Christ Church (Newgate, London, England) (1895)
"Middx., & Mary Miles of S' Ann & Agnes, Aldersgate, by lie., Mr betta Jan. ... Mr Betts, by lie. lie., Mr betta Aug. 28 Samuel Layton of Christ Church, ..."

2. The Republican Tradition in Europe by Herbert Albert Laurens Fisher (1911)
"The character of the new Republic can find no better illustration than in the speeches of Gam- betta, now conveniently published in eleven volumes by his ..."

3. Wit, Wisdom and Foibles of the Great: Together with Numerous Anecdotes by Charles Anthony Shriner (1918)
"For the rest of the visit we heard no more of either Bismarck or Gam- betta.—NEVILL. Standing under this tree, "His Grace," as the second duke always ..."

4. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1811)
"Before they begin to work upon any fpot, they On the north fide of Chica Deva betta are three low hills, which produce iron ore. ..."

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