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plat·y·fish

 (plăt′ē-fĭsh′)
n. pl. platyfish or plat·y·fish·es
See platy2.
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plat•y•fish

(ˈplæt iˌfɪʃ)

n., pl. (esp. collectively) -fish, (esp. for kinds or species) -fish•es.
any of several small, yellow-gray freshwater fishes of the genus Xiphophorus, esp. the Mexican X. variatus of which home aquarium varieties occur in a range of colors.
[see platy2, fish]
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