from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A small silvery freshwater fish (Semotilus corporalis) of streams and rivers in eastern North America.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A small silvery freshwater fish (Semotilus corporalis) found in North America.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A fresh-water fish of the United States (Semotilus bullaris); -- called also silver chub, and Shiner. The name is also applied to other allied species.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A cyprinoid fish, Semotilus bullaris, having an elongate robust body, the dorsal fin just behind the ventrals, and of a steel-blue color above and generally silvery on the sides and belly.


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