Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - Freshwater fish of Central America having a long swordlike tail; Small usually brightly-colored viviparous surface-feeding fishes of fresh or brackish warm waters.

Usage examples (5)
  • At the time, the Barrens topminnow was surviving in just two locations.
  • He points to this new work environment for the increase in topminnow births.
  • The Barrens topminnow was first discovered in 1983 in a handful of locations in middle Tennessee.
  • But instead of federally listing the fish, officials decided to try working with area landowners to protect the habitat and begin an unprecedented restoration pilot project to... for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.