tropical fish


any of numerous small, usually brightly colored fishes, indigenous to the tropics, and often kept and bred in home aquariums.

Nearby words

  1. tropical cyclone,
  2. tropical depression,
  3. tropical diarrhea,
  4. tropical disturbance,
  5. tropical eosinophilia,
  6. tropical lichen,
  7. tropical medicine,
  8. tropical sore,
  9. tropical splenomegaly syndrome,
  10. tropical sprue

Origin of tropical fish

First recorded in 1930–35 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019