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livebearer

[ lahyv-bair-er ]
/ ˈlaɪvˌbɛər ər /
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noun
any viviparous fish of the family Poeciliidae, often kept in home aquariums.
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Origin of livebearer

First recorded in 1930–35; live2 + bearer

OTHER WORDS FROM livebearer

livebearing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for livebearer

live-bearer

noun
a fish, esp a cyprinodont, that gives birth to living young
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