head-and-tail-light fish


head-and-tail-light fish
noun

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  • head-and-tail-light — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun also head and tail light fish : a small So. American characin fish (Hemigrammus ocellifer) that is translucent green with orange tinged black tipped fins and shimmering red eyes and tail spots and is often kept in the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • head-and-tail light — /hed n tayl / a small South American characin fish, Hemmigrammus ocellifer, having shiny red eyes and tail spots, often kept in aquariums. Also called head and tail light fish. * * * …   Universalium

  • head-and-tail light — /hed n tayl / a small South American characin fish, Hemmigrammus ocellifer, having shiny red eyes and tail spots, often kept in aquariums. Also called head and tail light fish …   Useful english dictionary

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