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betta

[ bet-uh ]
/ ˈbɛt ə /
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noun

fighting fish.

Nearby words

betrothal, betrothed, betsiamites, betsiboka, betsy, betta, bette, betted, bettelheim, bettelheim, bruno, bettendorf

Origin of betta

1925–30; < New Latin < ?
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British Dictionary definitions for betta

betta

/ (ˈbɛtə) /

noun

another name for fighting fish

Word Origin for betta

C19: from New Latin, of unknown origin
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