Origin of darter
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But no darter of mine should go out past the flats in one of 'em if I had the say.The Rise of Roscoe Paine
Joseph C. Lincoln
Wears gloves 61 like my darter when she goes to meeting-house!The Strollers
Frederic S. Isham
When the keeper has placed some food in the water-tank, the darter is fetched from its cage.
The birds comprise a darter, a cormorant, a guillemot, and a penguin.
Suppose I'd rather go than act as a spy on that young gal your darter!Two Men of Sandy Bar
- Also called: anhinga, snakebird any aquatic bird of the genus Anhinga and family Anhingidae, of tropical and subtropical inland waters, having a long slender neck and bill: order Pelecaniformes (pelicans, cormorants, etc)
- any small brightly coloured North American freshwater fish of the genus Etheostoma and related genera: family Percidae (perches)