Meaning of yellowfish in English:

yellowfish

noun

  • 1Any of various fishes with yellow coloration.

  • 2South African Any of various barbs and barbels (genera Barbus and Labeobarbus, family Cyprinidae) having mainly yellow coloration. Occasionally with distinguishing word.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Mark Catesby (1683–1749), naturalist. From yellow + fish.

Pronunciation

yellowfish

/ˈjɛlə(ʊ)fɪʃ/