Minnilus cornutus
Redfin Red"fin` (-f?n`), n. (Zo["o]l.) A small North American dace ({Minnilus cornutus}, or {Notropis megalops}). The male, in the breeding season, has bright red fins. Called also {red dace}, and {shiner}. Applied also to {Notropis ardens}, of the Mississippi valley. [1913 Webster]

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  • Notropis ardens — Redfin Red fin ( f?n ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) A small North American dace ({Minnilus cornutus}, or {Notropis megalops}). The male, in the breeding season, has bright red fins. Called also {red dace}, and {shiner}. Applied also to {Notropis ardens}, of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Notropis megalops — Redfin Red fin ( f?n ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) A small North American dace ({Minnilus cornutus}, or {Notropis megalops}). The male, in the breeding season, has bright red fins. Called also {red dace}, and {shiner}. Applied also to {Notropis ardens}, of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • red dace — Redfin Red fin ( f?n ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) A small North American dace ({Minnilus cornutus}, or {Notropis megalops}). The male, in the breeding season, has bright red fins. Called also {red dace}, and {shiner}. Applied also to {Notropis ardens}, of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Redfin — Red fin ( f?n ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) A small North American dace ({Minnilus cornutus}, or {Notropis megalops}). The male, in the breeding season, has bright red fins. Called also {red dace}, and {shiner}. Applied also to {Notropis ardens}, of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shiner — Redfin Red fin ( f?n ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) A small North American dace ({Minnilus cornutus}, or {Notropis megalops}). The male, in the breeding season, has bright red fins. Called also {red dace}, and {shiner}. Applied also to {Notropis ardens}, of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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