Notropis

noun
shiners
Syn: ↑genus Notropis
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Cyprinidae, ↑family Cyprinidae
Member Meronyms: ↑common shiner, ↑silversides, ↑Notropis cornutus

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\\ˈnō.trəpə̇s\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, irregular from not- (I) + Greek tropis keel of a ship, from trepein to turn — more at trope
: a genus of No. American fishes (family Cyprinidae) comprising typical shiners

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