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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- A goldfish of a breed having transparent scales covering a mottled skin and slightly lengthened fins.

Usage examples (6)
  • He was getting to be a fairly big fish, though no more than a couple of inches – maybe three – but nowhere near the potential full-size of a shubunkin.
  • When we first bought Fergus, he (or she?) was orange, white, and black – calico, a lot like a shubunkin, though he was in a tank labeled “comet gold fish.”
  • The common goldfish, the comet (this has a pointy tail) and the shubunkin (which is blue and speckled) are the most widely seen of the straight-tailed varities.
  • The triumph, if I may brag, is the shubunkin. for more
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