Sacramento pikeminnow


Definition of Sacramento pikeminnow

  1. :  a dull green pikeminnow (Ptychocheilus grandis) chiefly of warm clear streams of central and northern California Included in the advisory are safe fish-eating guidelines … . People should avoid eating any striped bass or Sacramento pikeminnow caught in the river. — Kymm Mann, Appeal-Democrat (Marysville, California), 14 Aug. 2006

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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