black mollienisia

black mollienisia

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  • black mollie — noun or black mollienisia ( s) Etymology: black mollie by shortening from black mollienisia : a small jet black poeciliid fish (Mollienisia sphenops) from Yucatan that is often kept in the tropical aquarium …   Useful english dictionary

  • molly — /mol ee/, n., pl. mollies. any of certain livebearing freshwater fishes of the genus Mollienisia, popular in home aquariums. [shortened from NL Mollienisia, irreg. named after Count F.N. Mollien (1758 1850); see IA] * * * (as used in expressions) …   Universalium

  • Poecilia latipinna — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda ? Poecilia latipinna …   Wikipedia Español

  • molly — (also mollie) noun (plural mollies) a small live bearing killifish which has been bred for aquaria in many colours, especially black. [Genus Poecilia: several species.] Origin 1930s: from mod. L. Mollienisia (former genus name), from the name of… …   English new terms dictionary

  • sailfin — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun or sailfin mollie : a topminnow (Mollienisia latipinna) of the southern United States and Mexico that is predominantly olive green with black markings and fins of lavender, orange, and blue and that has the dorsal fin greatly… …   Useful english dictionary

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