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Consisting of flaky layers
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Etymology 1 a. 1 Resembling plates. 2 (context heraldry English) Of a field semy of plates. 3 (context geology mineralogy English) Composed of thin plate-like pieces of rock or mineral. Etymology 2 n. A (vern: tropical fish) of the genus ''Xiphophorus'' ...
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n. small stocky Mexican fish; popular aquarium fish [syn: Platypoecilus maculatus ] [also: platiest , platier ]
Word definitions in Wikipedia
Platy is a common name of freshwater fish in the genus Xiphophorus that lacks a "sword" at the bottom of their tails. Both species are livebearers , similar to other fish of the family Poeciliidae , such as the guppy and molly . Platies are native to the ...
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Platy \Plat"y\, a. Like a plate; consisting of plates.
Usage examples of platy.
The platy structures of these minerals directly reflect their molecular structure.
Brucite is usually found as platy masses, sometimes of considerable size, which have a perfect cleavage parallel to the surface of the plates.
Swordtails, Guppies, Platys, Terras, Neons, Cichlids, Labyrinth and Paradise fish, and every variety of exotic Goldfish.
The fish were bright with all the colors of the rainbow, from minnows shorter than his little finger, to angelfish, platys, and groupers as big as his leg.
There were all kinds - Swordtails, Guppies, Platys, Terras, Neons, Cichlids, Labyrinth and Paradise fish, and every variety of exotic Goldfish.