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American flagfish

  1. flagfish(def 1).
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noun, plural (especially collectively) flag·fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) flag·fish·es.
  1. Also called American flagfish. a killifish, Jordanella floridae, inhabiting swamps and streams of Florida, having a blue-brown back and whitish sides with red stripes, often kept in aquariums.
  2. any of several other brightly colored fishes.
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Origin of flagfish

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