Notropis

noun No·tro·pis \ˈnō‧trəpə̇s\

Definition of Notropis

  1. :  a genus of North American fishes (family Cyprinidae) comprising typical shiners

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Origin and Etymology of notropis

New Latin, irregular from 1not- + Greek tropis keel of a ship, from trepein to turn — more at trope


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