Topminnow Definition

tŏpmĭnō
noun
Any of various small fishes of the family Fundulidae of North America, Bermuda, and Cuba, found in fresh, brackish, and coastal marine waters.
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Webster's New World
Webster's New World
Any of several similar fishes of the family Poeciliidae.
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Other Word Forms of Topminnow

Noun

Singular:
topminnow
Plural:
topminnows

Origin of Topminnow

  • So called because the fish swim near the surface of the water

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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