flagfish

/flag"fish'/, n., pl. (esp. collectively) flagfish, (esp. referring to two or more kinds of species) flagfishes.
1. Also called American flagfish. a killifish, Jordanella floridae, inhabiting swamps and streams of Florida, having a blue-brown back and whitish sides with red stripes, often kept in aquariums.
2. any of several other brightly colored fishes.
[FLAG1 + FISH]

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