mouthbreeder


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mouth•breed•er

(ˈmaʊθˌbri dər)

n.
any fish that carries eggs or young in its mouth.
[1925–30]
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Noun1.mouthbreeder - any of various fishes that carry their eggs and their young in their mouths
fish - any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills; "the shark is a large fish"; "in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish"
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First record of the African mouthbreeder Tilapia mossambica Pcters in Texas.