platy

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Etymology 1[edit]

plate +‎ -y

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platy (not comparable)

  1. Resembling plates.
  2. (heraldry) Of a field semy of plates.
  3. (geology, mineralogy) Composed of thin plate-like pieces of rock or mineral.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Blue platy
Red wagtail platy
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Noun[edit]

platy (plural platys or platies or platy)

  1. A tropical fish of the genus Xiphophorus (also including the swordtails.)
    I had a mixed community aquarium with several tetras, two mollies, some corydoras catfish, and a platy from a previous tank.
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