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[joo-uh l-fish]
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noun, plural jew·el·fish·es, (especially collectively) jew·el·fish.
  1. a brightly colored cichlid fish, Hemichromis bimaculatus, native to Africa: popular in home aquariums.
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Origin of jewelfish

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British Dictionary definitions for jewelfish


noun plural -fish or -fishes
  1. an African cichlid, Hemichromis bimaculatus : a beautifully coloured and popular aquarium fish
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