longnose dace

variants: or less commonly long-nosed dace \ ˈ⸗ˌ⸗-​ \

Definition of longnose dace

: a common dace (Rhinichthys cataractae) that is olive green to dusky brown above with dark blotches on the sides and pale underparts and is common in clean swift streams of the central U.S.

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“Longnose dace.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/longnose%20dace. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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