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goldfish

noun [C] uk   /ˈɡəʊld.fɪʃ/  us   /ˈɡoʊld-/ (plural goldfish or goldfishes)
a small, shiny, gold or orange fish that is often kept as a pet in a bowl or garden pool
Translations of “goldfish”
in Korean 금붕어…
in Arabic السمَكة الذهَبِيّة…
in Portuguese peixinho dourado…
in Catalan peix de colors…
in Japanese 金魚…
in Italian pesce rosso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 金魚…
in Russian золотая рыбка…
in Turkish turuncu renkte süs balığı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 金鱼…
in Polish złota rybka…
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