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Noun: cichlid  sik-lid
  1. Freshwater fishes of tropical America and Africa and Asia similar to American sunfishes; some are food fishes; many small ones are popular in aquariums
    - cichlid fish

Derived forms: cichlids

Type of: percoid, percoid fish, percoidean

Part of: Cichlidae, family Cichlidae

Encyclopedia: Cichlid