Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A stout-bodied killifish (Fundulus heteroclitus) of coastal Atlantic waters from the Gulf of St. Lawrence to Florida, valued especially as bait.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) Any one of several species of small American cyprinodont fishes of the genus Fundulus, and of allied genera; the killifishes; -- called also minnow.

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  • noun A hardy killifish, Fundulus heteroclitus, found in brackish and coastal waters of the United States and Canada.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun silver-and-black killifish of saltwater marshes along the Atlantic coast of the United States

Etymologies

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

[Narragansett moamitteaūg.]

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From Narragansett moamitteaug.

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