[ plat-ee-fish ]

noun,plural (especially collectively) plat·y·fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) plat·y·fish·es.
  1. any of several small, yellow-gray freshwater fishes of the genus Xiphophorus, especially X. variatus, of Mexico: popular in home aquariums, in which the color varies widely.

Origin of platyfish

see origin at platy2, fish
  • Also called moon platy.

Words Nearby platyfish Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023