darter

[ dahr-ter ]
/ ˈdɑr tər /

noun

a person or thing that darts or moves swiftly.
any of several small, darting, freshwater fishes of the perch family, inhabiting streams of eastern North America.

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Origin of darter

First recorded in 1555–65; dart + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for darter

darter
/ (ˈdɑːtə) /

noun

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)
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