golden shiner

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n golden shiner shiner of eastern North America having golden glints; sometimes also called `bream'
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Usage

In literature:

Almighty God, Watchman of the Milky Way, Shepherd of the Golden Stars, have mercy upon us, smallest of the heavenly Shiners.
"Gallipoli Diary, Volume I" by Ian Hamilton
This isolated record for the golden shiner consisted of nine specimens collected on June 6 in Timber Creek, a tributary of the Walnut River.
"Fishes of Chautauqua, Cowley and Elk Counties, Kansas" by Artie L. Metcalf
And so the Silver Doctor and the Golden Shiner, as they dubbed each other, went trudging along the bank of the merry stream together.
"Bass, Pike, Perch, and Others" by James Alexander Henshall
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In news:

To find out, he trained golden shiner minnows --which swim toward light for food.
Golden shiners naturally prefer yellow light, so the minority liked their color more--simulating the effect of an opinionated minority.
The Golden Shiner minnow is one of the more popular baits for bass on Clear Lake.
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