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redhorse

[ red-hawrs ]
/ ˈrɛdˌhɔrs /
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noun
any of several suckers of the genus Moxostoma, found in the fresh waters of North America, often having reddish fins.
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Also called redhorse sucker.

Origin of redhorse

An Americanism dating back to 1790–1800; red1 + horse
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