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2 definitions found
 for Notropis megalops
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Shiner \Shin"er\, n.
     That which shines. Specifically:
     (a) A luminary.
     (b) A bright piece of money. [Slang]
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               Has she the shiners, d' ye think?    --Foote.
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     (c) (Zool.) Any one of numerous species of small freshwater
         American cyprinoid fishes, belonging to Notropis, or
         Minnilus, and allied genera; as the redfin ({Notropis
         megalops), and the golden shiner ({Notemigonus
         chrysoleucus) of the Eastern United States; also loosely
         applied to various other silvery fishes, as the dollar
         fish, or horsefish, menhaden, moonfish, sailor's choice,
         and the sparada.
     (d) (Zool.) The common Lepisma, or furniture bug.
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     Blunt-nosed shiner (Zool.), the silver moonfish.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Redfin \Red"fin`\ (-f?n`), n. (Zool.)
     A small North American dace ({Minnilus cornutus, or
     Notropis megalops). The male, in the breeding season, has
     bright red fins. Called also red dace, and shiner.
     Applied also to Notropis ardens, of the Mississippi valley.
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