black buff-aloes

black buffalo

noun
a buffalofish, Ictiobus niger, of the Great Lakes and Mississippi River drainage systems south to Mexico.
Also called rooter.


Origin:
1835–45, Americanism

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black buffalo

noun
fish of the lower Mississippi 
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