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Meaning of "cichlid" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CICHLID

From New Latin Cichlidae, ultimately from Greek kikhlē a sea fish.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CICHLID

cichlid  [ˈsɪklɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CICHLID

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cichlid can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES CICHLID MEAN IN ENGLISH?

cichlid

Cichlid

Cichlids /ˈsɪklɨd/ are fish from the family Cichlidae in the order Perciformes. Cichlids are members of a group known as the Labroidei, along with the wrasses, damselfishes, and surfperches. This family is both large and diverse. At least 1,650 species have been scientifically described, making it one of the largest vertebrate families. New species are discovered annually, and many species remain undescribed. The actual number of species is therefore unknown, with estimates varying between 2,000 and 3,000. Cichlids are among the most popular freshwater fish kept in the home aquarium.

Definition of cichlid in the English dictionary

The definition of cichlid in the dictionary is any tropical freshwater percoid fish of the family Cichlidae, which includes the mouthbrooders. Cichlids are popular aquarium fishes. Other definition of cichlid is of, relating to, or belonging to the Cichlidae.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CICHLID


bellied
ˈbelɪd
bullied
ˈbʊlɪd
calid
ˈkælɪd
Euclid
ˈjuːklɪd
eyelid
ˈaɪˌlɪd
gelid
ˈdʒɛlɪd
halid
ˈhælɪd
Heraclid
ˈhɛrəklɪd
Heraklid
ˈherəklɪd
jellied
ˈdʒɛlɪd
lid
lɪd
olid
ˈɒlɪd
pot-bellied
ˌpɒtˈbɛlɪd
rallied
ˈrælɪd
rock-solid
ˌrɒkˈsɒlɪd
semisolid
ˌsɛmɪˈsɒlɪd
slid
slɪd
solid
ˈsɒlɪd
stolid
ˈstɒlɪd
valid
ˈvælɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CICHLID

cicatrix
cicatrizant
cicatrization
cicatrize
cicatrizer
cicelies
cicely
cicero
cicerone
ciceroni
Ciceronian
Cichlidae
cichloid
cichoraceous
cicinnus
cicisbei
cicisbeism
cicisbeo
ciclaton
ciclosporin

WORDS THAT END LIKE CICHLID

annelid
backslid
callid
camelid
chrysalid
felid
flip one´s lid
glid
invalid
nymphalid
Ozalid
pallid
pan lid
psyllid
pyralid
screw lid
semi-invalid
squalid
third eyelid
Valladolid

Synonyms and antonyms of cichlid in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «cichlid» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CICHLID

Find out the translation of cichlid to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of cichlid from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «cichlid» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

慈鲷
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cíclidos
570 millions of speakers

English

cichlid
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

cichlid
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

القشريات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

цихлиды
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ciclídeos
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

cichlid
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

cichlidés
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Cichlid
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Buntbarsch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

シクリッド
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

성별
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cichlid
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cichlid
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சிச்லிட்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Cichlid
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

cichlid
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cichlid
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pielęgnice
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ціхліди
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ciclide
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

cichlid
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

cichlid
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

cichlid
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

cichlid
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of cichlid

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CICHLID»

The term «cichlid» is regularly used and occupies the 63.473 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CICHLID» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about cichlid

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CICHLID»

Discover the use of cichlid in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to cichlid and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Cichlid Fishes: Behaviour, Ecology and Evolution
It will also prove an invaluable work of reference for many years to come - Mary Bailey British Chichlids Association; extremely readable, and will be an invaluable work of reference for many years to come - Aquarist & Pondkeeper; This ...
M.H. Keenleyside, 1991
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The Cichlid Fishes: Nature's Grand Experiment In Evolution
A celebration of their diversity, The Cichlid Fishes is also a marvelous exploration of how these animals might help resolve the age-old puzzle of how species arise and evolve.
George Barlow, 2008
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The cichlid: an owner's guide to a happy healthy fish
With info-packed sidebars and stunning color photos, this is the cichlid book that hobbyists will most enjoy.
Mary Ellen Sweeney, 1999
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Cichlid Fish: The Fascinationg World of Cichlid Care
Cichlid Fish not only talks about the many varieties of Cichlids, it will guide you through aquariums, feeding, breeding and how to look for and treat many fish diseases.
David Oconner, 2012
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Female Ornamentation and Intrasexual Competition in the ...
Female ornamentation is a topic of considerable current interest in evolutionary biology but rigorous empirical studies are still lacking.
Terence Lee, 2007
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The Tanganyika Cichlid Aquarium: With Photography by ...
Lake Tanganyika Cichlids come in many interesting varieties, and aquarium hobbyists who want to keep them in an environment where they can thrive will appreciate the detailed advice offered in this manual.
George Zurlo, 2001
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Patterns and Process During the Diversification of the ...
The 500-1000 cichlid species endemic to Lake Malawi constitute one of the most rapid and extensive radiations of vertebrates ever discovered.
Michael R. Kidd, 2006
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Ornamental Fish: Self-Assessment Color Review
... Trichogaster Blue tetra Boehlkea fredcochui trichopterus Bluetetra Boehlkea fredcochui Bonnet-head shark Sphyrna tiburo Bonnet-head shark Sphyrna tiburo Brazilian cichlid Cichlasoma braziliensis Brazilian cichlid Cichlasoma braziliensis ...
Gregory A. Lewbart, 1998
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Cichlidae Introduction: Diplotaxodon, Maylandia, Jewel ...
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Source Wikipedia, 2011
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Encyclopedia of Islands
The group of organisms that by far exceeds all others in terms of its endemic lacustrine species diversity is cichlid fish, a group of sec- ondary freshwater fishes, members of the large ancient marine radiation of perchlike fish. Altogether , some ...
Rosemary G. Gillespie, D. A. Clague, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CICHLID»

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Mates for fish, Hamlet lessons, Facebook help – Foreign Office …
Under the front page headline 'Funding Nemo', the paper reported that a project to help find female mates for endangered Mangarahara cichlid ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jun 15»
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Average weekly household income figures at 11-year low, figures …
A project to help find female mates for endangered Mangarahara cichlid fish in Madagascar cost £3,400, the paper said, adding that two of the ... «The Guardian, Jun 15»
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Man's new best friend: Clever fish plays fetch like a dog
Take this Flowerhorn cichlid fish, for example. It's an ornamental aquarium fish, often noted for their vivid colours and their distinctively shaped ... «Yahoo News Canada, Jun 15»
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Got a fish pond in your yard? Watch out for this heat!
I became an African Cichlid enthusiast!..They were vicious fish! -- Posted by chefgrape on Thu, Jun 25, 2015, at 8:25 AM. They were vicious fish ... «Shelbyville Times-Gazette, Jun 15»
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WATCH: This Fish Plays Fetch Like A Dog
In the video above by Youtuber sillyrabbit1983, we watch a smart midas cichlid fish interact with a man before fetching a toy. Despite the myth ... «Huffington Post Canada, Jun 15»
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Is It Hot in Here? Turtles' Sex Can Depend on Temperature
(Watch video: "Cichlid vs. Terrapin.") Terrapins lose habitat to sand mining and die as bycatch in fishing nets. Eggs are snatched from nests, ... «National Geographic, Jun 15»
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Show makes fishkeeping fun
The winning 'fun fish' was a Parrot cichlid. This is a competition called 'Eggshibit' where members design a model fish using a boiled egg. «Practical Fishkeeping, Jun 15»
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Working to boost agricultural industry
Popular tropical aquarium fishes like the platy, Ram cichlid, zebrafish and swordtail are favourite homes for the virus. The kit, called Lamp For ... «The Star Online, Jun 15»
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Strength from weakness – Learn the management message of …
The Cichlid knows that. In the above circumstances, the Cichlid fishes instead of laying eggs in water, learned to jump out of water and lays ... «The Hans India, May 15»
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Ikan Cichlid Ini Tergolong Karnivora dan Pemalu, Siapa Sih Dia??
Jika ingin memelihara cichlid ini, harus dipelihara dalam akuarium dengan air minimal 30 galon. Mereka membutuhkan banyak daerah ... «Jitunews, May 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Cichlid [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/cichlid>. Aug 2019 ».
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