variants or satinfin shiner
: a common minnow (Notropis analoctanus) of the northeastern U.S. or a related fish (N. spilopterus) of the eastern and central U.S., both having the lower fins largely white

Word History


satin entry 2 + fin

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“Satinfin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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