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veil'tail gold'fish

Pronunciation: (vāl'tāl"), [key]
an artificially bred, indoor variety of goldfish, usually golden or calico and of a spheroid shape, having a fully divided, drooping tail fin exceeding the body in length. Also called veil'tail". Cf. fantail goldfish. See illus. under goldfish.

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