redbelly dace

noun
red·​bel·​ly dace | \ ˈred-ˈbe-lē- How to pronounce redbelly dace (audio) \
variants: or less commonly red-bellied dace \ ˈred-​ˈbe-​lēd-​ How to pronounce redbelly dace (audio) \

Definition of redbelly dace

: either of two small brightly marked North American cyprinid fishes (Phoxinus eos and P. erythrogaster)

First Known Use of redbelly dace

1948, in the meaning defined above

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“Redbelly dace.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/redbelly%20dace. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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