Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A fish of the family Chromidæ.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) One of the Chromidæ, a family of fresh-water fishes abundant in the tropical parts of America and Africa. Some are valuable food fishes, as the bulti of the Nile.

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  • noun zoology One of the Chromidae, a family of freshwater fishes abundant in the tropical parts of America and Africa.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek χρόμις (khromis, "a kind of fish").

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