Goldfish

Definition of Goldfish

Gold´fish`
n.1.(Zool.) A small domesticated cyprinoid fish (Carassius auratus); - so named from its color. It is a native of China, and is said to have been introduced into Europe in 1691. It is often kept as an ornament, in small ponds or glass globes. Many varieties are known. Called also golden fish, and golden carp. See Telescope fish, under Telescope.

Related Words

Carassius, Carassius auratus, cyprinid, cyprinid fish, genus Carassius, silverfish
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