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snail darter


noun

a tan, striped, snail-eating perch, Percina tanasi, 3 inches (7.5 cm) long, occurring only in the Tennessee River: a threatened species.

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Nearby words

snaggletooth, snaggy, snail, snail bore, snail cam, snail darter, snail fever, snail kite, snail mail, snail's pace, snail-paced

Origin of snail darter

First recorded in 1970–75
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