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southern redbelly dace

noun
1.
See under redbelly dace.

redbelly dace

[red-bel-ee] /ˈrɛdˌbɛl i/
noun, Ichthyology
1.
any of the small, brightly colored North American freshwater cyprinids, especially Phoxinus oreas (northern redbelly dace) and P. erythrogaster (southern redbelly dace)
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50, Americanism; red1 + belly
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