northern red belly dace

northern redbelly dace

noun
See under redbelly dace.
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redbelly dace

[red-bel-ee]
noun Ichthyology.
any of the small, brightly colored North American freshwater cyprinids, especially Phoxinus oreas (northern redbelly dace) and P. erythrogaster (southern redbelly dace)

Origin:
1945–50, Americanism; red1 + belly

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