redfin

[red-fin]
noun
  1. any of various small freshwater minnows with red fins, especially a shiner, Notropis umbratilis, of streams in central North America.

Origin of redfin

First recorded in 1785–95; red1 + fin1
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redfin

noun
  1. any of various small cyprinid fishes of the genus Notropis, esp N. cornutus . They have reddish fins and are popular aquarium fishes
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