Definition of Redfin

1. n. A small North American dace (Minnilus cornutus, or Notropis megalops). The male, in the breeding season, has bright red fins. Called also red dace, and shiner. Applied also to Notropis ardens, of the Mississippi valley.



Definition of Redfin

1. Noun. A small North American dace. The male, in the breeding season, has bright red fins. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Redfin

1. a freshwater fish [n -S]

Medical Definition of Redfin

1. A small North American dace (Minnilus cornutus, or Notropis megalops). The male, in the breeding season, has bright red fins. Called also red dace, and shiner. Applied also to Notropis ardens, of the Mississippi valley. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Redfin

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redeveloped
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redevelopers
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redevelopments
redevelops
redex
redexes
redeye
redeye flight
redeyes
redfin (current term)
redfin pickerel
redfinch
redfinches
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redgillite
redgum
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redhaired
redhanded
redhead
redheaded
redheaded Eskimo

Literary usage of Redfin

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1. Report of the Commissioner of Fisheries for the Fiscal Year ... and Special by United States Bureau of Fisheries (1914)
"redfin (Notropis cornutus). The redfin, also known as redfin shiner and just shiner, reaches a length of 5 or 6 inches, but usually is not over 3 or 4 ..."

2. Encyclopedia of Connecticut Biography: Genealogical-memorial; Representative by Samuel Hart, American Historical Society (1917)
"The immigrant ancestor of the family was William redfin, and that form of the ... (I) The first record of William redfin shows him as an occupant of a house ..."

3. Fishes and Fishing in Sunapee Lake by William Converse Kendall (1913)
"redfin (Notropis cornutus). The redfin, also known as redfin shiner and just shiner, reaches a length of 5 or 6 inches, but usually is not over 3 or 4 ..."

4. Fishing in Wales: A Guide to the Angler by Walter Matthew Gallichan (1903)
"When hooked, the redfin behaves like a sea-trout, or' rather more so.' If a 2-pound sewin fought, tugged, jumped, and rushed with an energy comparatively ..."

5. Fishing in Wales: A Guide to the Angler by Walter Matthew Gallichan (1903)
"Small as this specimen proved, I was very pleased to handle and inspect my first redfin. It was as bright as a fresh-run salmon, with a blue tinge along the ..."

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