Definitions

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  • proper n. A genus of fish, archetypically including the minnow.

Etymologies

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From New Latin phoxinus, from Ancient Greek φοξῖνος (phoxinos, "minnow")

Examples

  • Common fishes include: Naemacheilus barbatulus, Phoxinus phoxinus, Cottus poecilopus, Cottus sibiricus, Hucho taimen, and Brachymystax lenok.

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