hog sucker

noun

: a North American sucker (Hypentelium nigricans) that is brassy olive marked with brown and is sometimes used for food

Word History

First Known Use

1877, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hog sucker was in 1877

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Cite this Entry

“Hog sucker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hog%20sucker. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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