Definition of Redhorse

1. Noun. North American sucker with reddish fins.

Exact synonyms: Redhorse Sucker
Generic synonyms: Sucker
Group relationships: Genus Maxostoma, Maxostoma



Definition of Redhorse

1. Noun. Ray-finned fish in the genus ''Moxostoma''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Redhorse

1. a freshwater fish [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Redhorse

redgum
redgums
redhaired
redhanded
redhead
redheaded
redheaded Eskimo
redheaded woodpecker
redheadedness
redheader
redheads
redhibition
redhibitory
redhoop
redhorn
redhorse (current term)
redhorse sucker
redhorses
rediae
rediagonalize
rediagonalized
rediagonalizes
rediagonalizing
redial
redialed
redialing
redialled
redialling
redials

Literary usage of Redhorse

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Lock and Key Library: The Most Interesting Stories of All Nations by Julian Hawthorne (1909)
"... Ambrose Bierce An Heiress from redhorse CORONADO, June aoth. f FIND myself more and more interested in him. It is not, I am sure, his—do you know any ..."

2. Lake Maxinkuckee: A Physical and Biological Survey by Barton Warren Evermann, Howard Walton Clark (1920)
"It is variously known as the Common redhorse, White Sucker, Large-scaled ... In Indiana it is most commonly called the redhorse, and is a familiar fish to ..."

3. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington, Smithsonian Institution (1908)
"redhorse. Red River of the North at Winnipeg, White Mud River at ... Northern redhorse. Saskatchewan River at Carlton House and northward of Great Slave ..."

4. Recreation by George O. Shields, American Canoe Association, League of American Sportsmen (1902)
"A number of fishes make this noise, namely: the buffalo fish, the quillback or bony carp, the German carp, the redhorse and the different varieties of ..."

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