Butterflyfish meaning

bŭtər-flīfĭsh
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Any of various small tropical marine fishes of the family Chaetodontidae, having a laterally compressed body with bright colors and patterns.
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Any of various fishes with broad winglike fins.
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Any of a percoid family (Chaetodontidae) of small, brightly colored, usually yellow, tropical reef fishes.
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Any of a group of conspicuous tropical marine fish of the family Chaetodontidae; the bannerfish and coralfish are also included in this group. Butterflyfish are fairly small, mostly from 12 to 22 cm (c.7-9 in) in length.
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Origin of butterflyfish