northern pikeminnow

noun

: a dull green or greenish-brown pikeminnow (Ptychocheilus oregonensis) of lakes and slow-moving rivers of the northwestern U.S. and British Columbia

Word History

First Known Use

1998, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of northern pikeminnow was in 1998

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“Northern pikeminnow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/northern%20pikeminnow. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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