[ pee-sil-ee-id ]
/ piˈsɪl i ɪd /
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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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Origin of poeciliid
<New Latin Poeciliidae, equivalent to Poecili(a) name of genus (<Greek poikilía striped, marked with various colors) + -idae-id2
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