fan'tail gold'fish

an artificially bred, hardy variety of goldfish, usually oval-shaped and deep orange or calico, with a deeply cleft, four-lobed tail held in line with the body. Also called fantail. Cf. veiltail goldfish.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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