orfe

/ (ɔːf) /

noun

a small slender European cyprinoid fish, Idus idus, occurring in two colour varieties, namely the silver orfe and the golden orfe, popular aquarium fishesCompare goldfish

Nearby words

  1. orestes,
  2. orestes complex,
  3. orexigenic,
  4. orexis,
  5. orf,
  6. orfeo ed euridice,
  7. orff,
  8. orff, carl,
  9. orfray,
  10. org

Word Origin for orfe

C17: from German; related to Latin orphus, Greek orphos the sea perch

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