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stoneroller

[stohn-roh-ler]
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  1. an American minnow, Campostoma anomalum, named from its habit of moving stones as it feeds.
  2. any of several other minnows or suckers with similar habits, as Hypentelium nigricans.
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Origin of stoneroller

First recorded in 1795–1805; stone + roller1
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