head-and-tail light

[ hed-n teyl ]
/ ˈhɛd n ˈteɪl /

noun

a small South American characin fish, Hemmigrammus ocellifer, having shiny red eyes and tail spots, often kept in aquariums.

Nearby words

  1. head up,
  2. head voice,
  3. head waiter,
  4. head wall,
  5. head, edith,
  6. head-banger,
  7. head-butt,
  8. head-dropping test,
  9. head-hunter,
  10. head-hunting

Also called head-and-tail-light fish.

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