- any of several suckers of the genus Moxostoma, found in the fresh waters of North America, often having reddish fins.
Origin of redhorse
Also called redhorse sucker.
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Stations C-5 and E-2 were the lowermost environments in which this redhorse was taken.Fishes of Chautauqua, Cowley and Elk Counties, Kansas
Artie L. Metcalf
But I like him, for we knew each other at Redhorse when we were young.