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 Mississippi valley. [1913 Webster]

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  • Notropis megalops — Shiner Shin er, n. That which shines. Specifically: (a) A luminary. (b) A bright piece of money. [Slang] [1913 Webster] Has she the shiners, d ye think? Foote. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] (c) (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of small… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • Blunt-nosed shiner — Shiner Shin er, n. That which shines. Specifically: (a) A luminary. (b) A bright piece of money. [Slang] [1913 Webster] Has she the shiners, d ye think? Foote. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] (c) (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of small… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Notemigonus chrysoleucus — Shiner Shin er, n. That which shines. Specifically: (a) A luminary. (b) A bright piece of money. [Slang] [1913 Webster] Has she the shiners, d ye think? Foote. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] (c) (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of small… …   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 — Shin er, n. That which shines. Specifically: (a) A luminary. (b) A bright piece of money. [Slang] [1913 Webster] Has she the shiners, d ye think? Foote. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] (c) (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of small freshwater… …   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

  • List of endangered animal species — This is a list of endangered animal species according to the World Conservation Union (IUCN) Red List. The list includes endangered species of the kingdom Animalia. NOTOC A* Acheilognathus elongatus * Acipenser Endangered * Acrocephalus… …   Wikipedia

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