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redhorse

[red-hawrs] /ˈrɛdˌhɔrs/
noun
1.
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 of redhorse
1790-1800
1790-1800, Americanism; red1 + horse
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