noun, plural (especially collectively) kil·li·fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) kil·li·fish·es.
- any of several small, oviparous cyprinodont fishes, especially of the genus Fundulus, found in salt, brackish, and fresh waters.
- any of several livebearers.
noun plural -fish or -fishes
- any of various chiefly American minnow-like cyprinodont fishes of the genus Fundulus and related genera, of fresh and brackish waters: used as aquarium fishes, to control mosquitoes, and as anglers’ bait