Colorado pikeminnow

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Definition of Colorado pikeminnow

: a large dull olive green pikeminnow (Ptychocheilus lucius) that was formerly present in most of the Colorado River and its tributaries but is now restricted mainly to its northern range and that may reach a length of six feet (1.8 meters)

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1998, in the meaning defined above

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“Colorado pikeminnow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Colorado%20pikeminnow. Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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