snail darter


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n snail darter a small snail-eating perch of the Tennessee River
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In poetry:

There was an Old Person of Sparta,
Who had twenty-one sons and one 'darter';
He fed them on snails,
And weighed them in scales,
That wonderful Person of Sparta.
"Limerick:There was an Old Person of Sparta" by Edward Lear

In news:

Snail Darter Shuts Down Dream.