Meaning of mouthbreeder
Pronunciation: (mouth'brē"dur), [key]
- any of several fishes of the genera Tilapia and Haplochromis, that hatch and care for their young in the mouth.
- any of several fishes in various genera of the Anabantidae, Apogonidae, Cichlidae, and other teleost fish families that hold their eggs or young in their mouths.
- mouthbreeder (Thesaurus)