from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various small livebearing fish of the genus Gambusia that feed on mosquito larvae and are often used in mosquito control.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of several freshwater fish, of the genus Gambusia, that feed on the larva of mosquitos, and are used to control them
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of fish including some of the mosquitofish.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of cyprinodont fishes, containing such ovoviviparous killifishes as G. patruelis, known as the top-minnow, a common species in the lowland streams of the southern Atlantic States.
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- n. mosquitofish
New Latin Gambusia, genus name, from American Spanish gambusino.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)