from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of numerous small fishes of the family Cyprinodontidae, including the guppy and mosquito fish, inhabiting chiefly fresh and brackish waters in warm regions.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of a number of tiny fish in the Cyprinodontiformes order of ray-finned fish.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Any one of several small American cyprinodont fishes of the genus Fundulus and allied genera. They live equally well in fresh and brackish water, or even in the sea. They are usually striped or barred with black. Called also minnow, and brook fish. See minnow.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A name given about New York to fishes of the family Cyprinodontidæ and genera Fundulus and Hydrargyra, having an elongated form, depressed scaly head, bands of pointed teeth in the jaws, and a dorsal fin mostly in advance of the anal, with from 11 to 17 rays.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. small mostly marine warm-water carp-like schooling fishes; used as bait or aquarium fishes or in mosquito control
Perhaps kill2 + fish.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)