[ pee-sil-ee-id ]
/ piˈsɪl i ɪd /
any small New World fish of the family Poeciliidae, of fresh or brackish tropical and temperate waters, including the mosquitofish, guppies, and mollies.
belonging or pertaining to the family Poeciliidae.
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“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”
Origin of poeciliid
<New Latin Poeciliidae, equivalent to Poecili(a) name of genus (<Greek poikilía striped, marked with various colors) + -idae-id2
Words nearby poeciliid
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