Goldfinny
Goldfinny Gold"fin`ny, n. (Zo["o]l.) One of two or more species of European labroid fishes ({Crenilabrus melops}, and {Ctenolabrus rupestris}); -- called also {goldsinny}, and {goldney}. [1913 Webster]

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  • goldfinny — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun ( es) Etymology: probably alteration of goldsinny 1. : a small brightly colored European wrasse (Ctenolabrus rupestris) 2. : any of several European wrasses related to the goldfinny * * * goldˈfinny noun A kind of small… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crenilabrus melops — Goldfinny Gold fin ny, n. (Zo[ o]l.) One of two or more species of European labroid fishes ({Crenilabrus melops}, and {Ctenolabrus rupestris}); called also {goldsinny}, and {goldney}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ctenolabrus rupestris — Goldfinny Gold fin ny, n. (Zo[ o]l.) One of two or more species of European labroid fishes ({Crenilabrus melops}, and {Ctenolabrus rupestris}); called also {goldsinny}, and {goldney}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • goldney — Goldfinny Gold fin ny, n. (Zo[ o]l.) One of two or more species of European labroid fishes ({Crenilabrus melops}, and {Ctenolabrus rupestris}); called also {goldsinny}, and {goldney}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • goldsinny — Goldfinny Gold fin ny, n. (Zo[ o]l.) One of two or more species of European labroid fishes ({Crenilabrus melops}, and {Ctenolabrus rupestris}); called also {goldsinny}, and {goldney}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • goldsinny — ˈgōl(d)ˌsinē noun ( es) Etymology: origin unknown : goldfinny * * * goldˈsinny same as ↑goldfinny above. • • • Main Entry: ↑gold …   Useful english dictionary

  • Goldsinny — Gold sin ny, n. (Zo[ o]l.) See {Goldfinny}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Goldsinny wrasse — Ctenolabrus rupestris Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

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