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Siamese fighting fish(Noun)
A freshwater fish, scientific name Betta splendens.
Siamese fighting fish
The Siamese fighting fish also known as betta, is a popular species of freshwater aquarium fish. The name of the genus is derived from ikan bettah, taken from a local dialect of Malay. The wild ancestors of this fish are native to the rice paddies of Thailand, Malaysia, Cambodia and Vietnam and are called pla-kad in Thai or trey krem in Khmer.
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