an American minnow, Campostoma anomalum, named from its habit of moving stones as it feeds.
any of several other minnows or suckers with similar habits, as Hypentelium nigricans.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use stoneroller in a sentence
When morning comes, they take it from the jar, and spreading it on a stone bench, make it into paste with a stone roller.Little Folks of North America | Mary Hazelton Wade
An unfortunate child who lived there had never been so well since the stone roller went over his head.Round About a Great Estate | Richard Jefferies
Then two other men came, and they were dragging a great heavy stone roller behind them.The Doers | William John Hopkins
Dick spoke to several of the group and seated himself on a stone roller beside the cinders.Quarter-Back Bates | Ralph Henry Barbour
When I invented the chemical printing afterward, I held that a stone roller could be used for this work as well as a wooden one.The Invention of Lithography | Alois Senefelder
British Dictionary definitions for stone roller
a small silvery freshwater cyprinid fish, Campostoma anomalum, of the eastern US, having a narrow black stripe on the dorsal and anal fins
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012