[ red-hawrs ]

  1. any of several suckers of the genus Moxostoma, found in the fresh waters of North America, often having reddish fins.

Origin of redhorse

An Americanism dating back to 1790–1800; red1 + horse
  • Also called redhorse sucker.

Words Nearby redhorse Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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