redhorse

Ray-finned fish in the genus Moxostoma.

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  • redhorse — noun North American sucker with reddish fins • Syn: ↑redhorse sucker • Hypernyms: ↑sucker • Member Holonyms: ↑Maxostoma, ↑genus Maxostoma * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • redhorse — /red hawrs /, n. any of several suckers of the genus Moxostoma, found in the fresh waters of North America, often having reddish fins. Also called redhorse sucker. [1790 1800, Amer.; RED1 + HORSE] * * * …   Universalium

  • redhorse — noun Date: 1796 any of various large suckers (genus Moxostoma) of North American rivers and lakes with the males having red tail fins especially in the breeding season …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • redhorse — a member of the genus Moxostoma in the family Catostomidae, large freshwater fishes of North America with about 10 species, large in size and with reddish fins …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • redhorse sucker — noun North American sucker with reddish fins • Syn: ↑redhorse • Hypernyms: ↑sucker • Member Holonyms: ↑Maxostoma, ↑genus Maxostoma * * * noun see redho …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shorthead Redhorse — (Moxostoma macrolepidotum) Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Silver Redhorse — (Moxostoma anisurum) Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • Golden Redhorse — (Moxostoma erythrurum) Conservation status Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1) …   Wikipedia

  • Black redhorse — Taxobox name = Black redhorse regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Cypriniformes familia = Catostomidae genus = Moxostoma species = M. duquesnei binomial = Moxostoma duquesnei binomial authority = (Lesueur, 1817)The …   Wikipedia

  • Black Redhorse — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii …   Wikipedia

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