Definition of Rainbow fish

1. Noun. Small freshwater fish of South America and the West Indies; often kept in aquariums.

Exact synonyms: Guppy, Lebistes Reticulatus
Generic synonyms: Cyprinodont

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rainbow Fish

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rain tree
rain trees
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rainbow coalition
rainbow fish (current term)
rainbow lorikeet
rainbow parties
rainbow perch
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Literary usage of Rainbow fish

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1. Mineral Tolerance of Animals by National Research Council (U. S.) (2005)
"Based on acute toxicity studies with purple-spotted gudgeon and chequered rainbow fish, Holdway (1992) calculated the threshold value of 200 ug/L water for ..."

2. Others, an Anthology of the New Verse by Alfred Kreymborg (1916)
"She was blowing soap bubbles, Iridescent, And flirting with a rainbow fish. I awoke with a stinging in my eyes As though one of her gay drifting bubbles Had ..."

3. The Amateur Fisherman's Guide by Charles Thackeray (1895)
"Off the eastern point of Double Bay, Point Piper, carp, black fish, black bream, parrot and rainbow fish are constantly caught, and frequently during ..."

4. Balancing Reading & Language Learning: A Resource for Teaching English by Mary Cappellini (2005)
"None of the other children had seen a real fish or gone fishing, but they had all read rainbow fish, and Mayra and Jose said it was their favorite book. ..."

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