Variant of minnow
- any of various, usually small, freshwater cyprinoid fishes used commonly as bait
- any very small fish
Origin: Middle English menow from or akin to Old English myne, akin to Old High German muniwa, probably from Indo-European base an unverified form meni-, a kind of fish from source Glassical Greek mainē, Russian men', eelpout
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