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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the subfamily Macropodusinae — fish, including species Betta splendens, the Siamese fighting fish.

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Examples

  • Oh, and Johnny/Giant Girl the Wonder Betta is a bonafide YouTube star.

    Day in the Life of an Idiot

  • I began to sort, rinse, and set up the Howard-supplies while I gave myself an internet crash-course in Betta love ... and quickly I learned that no two Betta experts agree on much of anything.

    we feed on the blood of the living

  • So a great feast was made, at which, among the other ladies present, there appeared a great unknown Queen, who, seeing the beauty of Pintosmalto (for that was the name Betta gave him), fell desperately in love with him.

    Pentamerone. English

  • Your Betta is a meat eater and likes live foods, such as brine shrimp the best.

    Muti

  • ADVERTISEMENT ons in which Siamese fighting fish, otherwise known as Betta splendens, are kept in pet shops.

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  • Long ago, I used to have a Siamese fighting fish, also known as a Betta splendens, or simply a "betta".

    Stevey's Blog Rants

  • Long ago, I used to have a Siamese fighting fish, also known as a Betta splendens, or simply a "betta".

    doggdot.us

  • He's a Siamese Fighting Fish, better known as a "Betta," and I have no idea what possessed me to purchase him.

    we feed on the blood of the living

  • Vira’ni’s blood chilled with each word Betta spoke.

    Wit'ch Storm

  • She received a bachelor's degree and law degree at the same time, and was elected to the Phi Betta Kappa honor society.

    Virginia M. Talley, lawyer

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