redside dace

noun
variants: or less commonly red-sided dace \ ˈ⸗ˌ⸗⸗-​ \

Definition of redside dace

: a small freshwater cyprinid fish (Clinostomus elongatus) of central and eastern North America having in the male in the breeding season a red band along each side

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“Redside dace.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/redside%20dace. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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