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rainbow fish

noun
1.
Origin of rainbow fish
1885-1890
An Americanism dating back to 1885-90
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  • That exquisite hue and transparency of submarine day, and these shoals of rainbow fish, have not enraptured me again.

    In the South Seas Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Looking down beneath the clear blue waters Dolores descries the rainbow fish and claps her hands at its beauty.

    Our Little Porto Rican Cousin Mary Hazelton Wade
  • Wherever there was shadow this pale glimmer painted it with ethereal colours, like the backs of rainbow fish moving under water.

    The Heather-Moon C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  • That exquisite hue and transparency of submarine day, and these shoals of rainbow fish have not enraptured me again.

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