red-horse sucker

redhorse

[red-hawrs]
noun
any of several suckers of the genus Moxostoma, found in the fresh waters of North America, often having reddish fins.
Also called redhorse sucker.


Origin:
1790–1800, Americanism; red1 + horse

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redhorse

noun
North American sucker with reddish fins 
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