Platypoecilus

noun
platys
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Poeciliidae, ↑family Poeciliidae
Member Meronyms: ↑platy, ↑Platypoecilus maculatus

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\\ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈpēsələs\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from platy- + Greek poikilos many-colored — more at paint
: a genus of topminnows (family Poeciliidae) comprising the platys

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  • Platypoecilus maculatus — noun small stocky Mexican fish; popular aquarium fish • Syn: ↑platy • Hypernyms: ↑topminnow, ↑poeciliid fish, ↑poeciliid, ↑live bearer • Member Holonyms: ↑Platypoecilus …   Useful english dictionary

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  • genus Platypoecilus — noun platys • Syn: ↑Platypoecilus • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Poeciliidae, ↑family Poeciliidae • Member Meronyms: ↑plat …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Xiphophorus maculatus —   Xiphophorus maculatus …   Wikipedia Español

  • platy — noun small stocky Mexican fish; popular aquarium fish • Syn: ↑Platypoecilus maculatus • Hypernyms: ↑topminnow, ↑poeciliid fish, ↑poeciliid, ↑live bearer • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Poeciliidae — noun topminnows • Syn: ↑Poeciliidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Cypriniformes, ↑order Cypriniformes • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • fish genus — noun any of various genus of fish • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Cyprinus, ↑genus Cyprinus, ↑Abramis, ↑genus Abramis, ↑Tinca, ↑genus Tinca, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Poeciliidae — noun topminnows • Syn: ↑family Poeciliidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Cypriniformes, ↑order Cypriniformes • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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