Definitions for guppyˈgʌp i

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  1. guppy, rainbow fish, Lebistes reticulatus(noun)

    small freshwater fish of South America and the West Indies; often kept in aquariums

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  1. guppy(Noun)

    A tiny freshwater fish, Poecilia reticulata, popular in home aquariums, that usually has a plain body and black or dark blue tail for the females and a more colorful tail for the males.

    Fred kept a tank of guppies by the windowsill.

  2. guppy(Noun)

    By extension, any tiny fish.

    Throw that one back; itu2019s just a guppy!

  3. Origin: From a name mistakenly assigned, Girardinus guppii, after biologist Robert J. L. Guppy, to previously assigned Poecilia reticulata

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  1. Guppy

    The guppy, also known as the millionfish, is one of the most popular freshwater aquarium fish species in the world. It is a small member of the Poeciliidae family [females 4–6 centimetres long, males 2.5–3.5 centimetres long] and like all other members of the family is live-bearing.

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  1. Guppy

    the name of a pert, conceited lawyer's clerk who figures in Dickens's "Bleak House."


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