redbelly dace

noun red·bel·ly dace \ ˈred-ˈbe-lē- \
variants: or less commonly red-bellied dace play \ˈred-ˈbe-lēd-\

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

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