golden shiner
noun Date: circa 1889 a small common cyprinid fish (Notemigonus crysoleucas) of eastern North America having silvery sides with bright golden reflections and often used as bait

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  • Golden shiner — fish Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

  • golden shiner — noun shiner of eastern North America having golden glints; sometimes also called bream • Syn: ↑Notemigonus crysoleucas • Hypernyms: ↑shiner * * * noun : a common cyprinid fish (Notemigonus crysoleucas) of eastern No. America having silvery sides… …   Useful english dictionary

  • golden shiner — amerikinė kuojažuvė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Notemigonus crysoleucas angl. American bream; American roach; golden shiner rus. золотой нотемигонус ryšiai: platesnis terminas – amerikinės… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • golden shiner — a small, silvery freshwater minnow, Notemigonus crysoleucas, native to eastern North America and introduced into western North America: often used as live bait in sport fishing. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • Golden Shiner Virus — Taxobox virus group = iii familia = Reoviridae genus = Aquareovirus The golden shiner virus is an aquatic virus that infects a bait fish known as the golden shiner and to a lesser extent, aquatic animals like crustaceans and molluscs. About 6… …   Wikipedia

  • Shiner (fish) — Shiner is a common name used for any of several kinds of small, usually silvery fish, in particular a number of cyprinids, but also e.g. the Shiner Perch ( Cymatogaster aggregata ).Cyprinid shiners are: * Eastern shiners, genus Notropis *… …   Wikipedia

  • 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 — /shuy neuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that shines. 2. Slang. See black eye (def. 1). 3. any of various small American freshwater fishes having glistening scales, esp. a minnow. 4. any of various silvery, marine fishes, as the menhaden or… …   Universalium

  • shiner — /ˈʃaɪnə / (say shuynuh) noun 1. someone or something that shines. 2. Colloquial a black eye. 3. (plural shiner or shiners) any of various small American freshwater fishes, mostly minnows, with glistening scales, as the golden shiner, Notemigonus… …   Australian English dictionary

  • shiner — noun Date: 14th century 1. one that shines 2. a silvery fish; especially any of numerous small freshwater American cyprinid fishes (especially genus Notropis) compare golden shiner 3. black eye 1 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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