quillback

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noun quill·back \ˈkwil-ˌbak\

Definition of quillback

plural

quillback

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quillbacks

  1. :  any of several suckers; especially :  a small fish (Carpiodes cyprinus) of central and eastern North America with a much elongated first ray of the dorsal fin

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1882

First Known Use of quillback

1882

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