Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
any of a number of small fishes that carry their eggs and young in the mouth, as certain cichlids and catfishes
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Any of various fishes, especially of the genera Haplochromis and Tilapia, that carry their eggs and young in the mouth.