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Definition of Minnow

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Killifish Kil"li*fish`, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several small American cyprinodont fishes of the genus Fundulus and allied genera. They live equally well in fresh and brackish water, or even in the sea. They are usually striped or barred with black. Called also minnow, and brook fish. See Minnow.
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Minnow Min"now, n. [OE. menow, cf. AS. myne; also OE. menuse, OF. menuise small fish; akin to E. minish, minute.] [Written also minow.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A small European fresh-water cyprinoid fish (Phoxinus l[ae]vis, formerly Leuciscus phoxinus); sometimes applied also to the young of larger kinds; -- called also minim and minny. The name is also applied to several allied American species, of the genera Phoxinus, Notropis, or Minnilus, and Rhinichthys. 2. (Zo["o]l.) Any of numerous small American cyprinodont fishes of the genus Fundulus, and related genera. They live both in fresh and in salt water. Called also killifish, minny, and mummichog.
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Mummichog Mum"mi*chog, n. [Amer. Indian name.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of small American cyprinodont fishes of the genus Fundulus, and of allied genera; the killifishes; -- called also minnow. [Written also mummychog, mummachog.]

Meaning of Minnow from wikipedia

- Minnow is the common name for a number of species of small freshwater fish, belonging to several genera of the family Cyprinidae and in particular the...
- Fathead minnow (Pimephales promelas), also known as fathead or tuffy, is a species of temperate freshwater fish belonging to the genus Pimephales of the...
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- Mud minnow may refer to: Galaxiella munda, known as Western mud minnow Lepidogalaxias salamandroides, common name Shannon mudminnow species of fish of...
- The loach minnow (Rhinichthys cobitis) is a species of freshwater fish. It is a member of the carp family (family Cyprinidae) of order Cypriniformes. It...
- The White Cloud Mountain minnow (Tanichthys albonubes) is a hardy species of freshwater fish and coldwater fish often kept in an aquarium. The species...
- The Eurasian minnow, minnow, or common minnow (Phoxinus phoxinus) is a small species of freshwater fish in the carp family Cyprinidae. It is the type species...
- The razorbelly minnows are a group of fish in the genus Salmostoma found in southern Asia. They have been placed in the genus Salmophasia but this is...
- The Rio Grande silvery minnow or Rio Grande minnow (Hybognathus amarus) is a small herbivorous North American fish. It is one of the seven North American...
- Ella Minnow Pea is a 2001 novel by Mark Dunn. The full title of the hardcover version is Ella Minnow Pea: a progressively lipogrammatic epistolary fable...