a European freshwater minnow (Scardinius erythrophthalmus) with yellow-orange eyes and red fins, now introduced in the U.S.
Origin of ruddakin to Middle English rude from Old English rudu, red; akin to read, red
A freshwater cyprinid fish (Scardinius erythrophthalmus) native to Eurasia, having a silvery or yellowish-green body with red fins.
Origin of ruddProbably from rud red ; see ruddle .
- A species of freshwater game fish (Scardinius erythropthalmus).
Originally a nickname from Middle English, meaning "red".