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guppy

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Fish
guppygup‧py /ˈɡʌpi/ noun (plural guppies) [countable] 🔊 🔊 HBFa small brightly coloured tropical fish
Examples from the Corpus
guppySmall live fishes such as guppies and goldfish, or ground fresh shrimp, should be fed.A suggestive hint comes from Trinidad where small fish called guppies vary in color according to the stretch of water they inhabit.Not surprisingly, male guppies are never yellow.It is not necessary to acclimate the guppies to salt water.Upstream guppies rejoice in peace and quiet, while life for their lowland relatives is shorter and nastier.The death of your guppies could stem from two main causes - a duff batch or, more seriously, Guppy Disease.
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