Definitions for guppyˈgʌp i
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a small freshwater livebearer, Poecilia reticulata, of the Caribbean region, often kept in aquariums.
Origin of guppy:
after R.J.L. Guppy (1836–1916) of Trinidad, who presented specimens to the British Museum
guppy, rainbow fish, Lebistes reticulatus(noun)
small freshwater fish of South America and the West Indies; often kept in aquariums
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.
By extension, any tiny fish.
Throw that one back; itu2019s just a guppy!
Origin: From a name mistakenly assigned, Girardinus guppii, after biologist Robert J. L. Guppy, to previously assigned Poecilia reticulata
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.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the name of a pert, conceited lawyer's clerk who figures in Dickens's "Bleak House."
Translations for guppy
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a small brightly-coloured fresh-water fish, often kept in aquariums.
- سَمك ملوَّن يعيش في المربى الزجاجيArabic
- малка тропическа рибкаBulgarian
- guppyPortuguese (BR)
- paví očkoCzech
- der GuppieGerman
- είδος χρωματιστού ψαριούGreek
- ماهی گاپیFarsi
- דַג גַפִּיHebrew
- एक तरह की मछलीHindi
- akvarijska ribicaCroatian
- ikan hiasIndonesian
- (pesciolino delle Barbados)Italian
- ikan gupiMalay
- gup, guppyDutch
- guppy, millionfiskNorwegian
- ماهی گاپیPersian
- یوه دوله کب دهPashto
- pávie očkoSlovak
- vrsta ribiceSerbian
- ปลาน้ำจืดตัวเล็ก ๆThai
- akvaryum balığıTurkish
- 孔雀魚Chinese (Trad.)
- میٹھے پانی کی ایک مچھلیUrdu
- cá nước ngọtVietnamese
- 古比鱼，孔雀鱼Chinese (Simp.)
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