Guppy vs Molly - What's the difference?

guppy | molly |

Guppy is a see also of molly.


As nouns the difference between guppy and molly

is that guppy is a tiny freshwater fish, poecilia reticulata , popular in home aquariums, that usually has a plain body and black or dark blue tail for the females and a more colorful tail for the males while molly is a woman or girl, especially of low status.

guppy

English

Noun

(guppies)
  • A tiny freshwater fish, , popular in home aquariums, that usually has a plain body and black or dark blue tail for the females and a more colorful tail for the males.
  • Fred kept a tank of guppies by the windowsill.
  • By extension, any tiny fish.
  • Throw that one back; it’s just a guppy!
  • (paintball) A tube holding paintballs before they are loaded into the gun.
  • * 2001 , John R. Little, Curtis Wong, Ultimate Paintball Field Guide (page 177)
  • * I reached into my pack and grabbed a guppy to reload. Pouring in the contents, I kept my eyes ahead as I was supposed to do.
  • Synonyms

    * (millionfish) (obsolete taxonomic names) * Acanthocephalus guppii * Acanthocephalus reticulatus * Girardinus guppii * Girardinus petersi * Girardinus poeciloides * Girardinus reticulatus * Haridichthys reticulatus * Heterandria guppyi * Lebistes poecilioides * Lebistes reticulatus * Poecilia poeciloides * Poecilia reticulata * Poecilioides reticulatus

    See also

    * ("guppy" on Wikipedia) * * (Poecilia reticulata) English eponyms ----

    molly

    English

    Noun

    (mollies)
  • A woman or girl, especially of low status.
  • (slang) An effeminate male, a male homosexual.
  • (slang) Pure MDMA powder.
  • A fish of the genus Poecilia .
  • A mollemoke.
  • A female cat; a she-cat.
  • A molly bolt.
  • Derived terms

    * mollycoddle

    See also

    * guppy