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  Definition of shiner
  1. any of numerous small silvery North American cyprinid fishes especially of the genus Notropis
  2. important food fish of the northern Atlantic and Mediterranean; its body is greenish-blue with dark bars and small if any scales
  3. something that shines (with emitted or reflected light)
  4. a bruise caused by a blow to the eye
Similar Words: common mackerel, Scomber scombrus, black eye

 

Hyponyms: emerald shiner, Notropis atherinoides, common shiner, silversides, Notropis cornutus, golden shiner, Notemigonus crysoleucas, twinkler

 

Member Meronyms: Scomber, genus Scomber

 

Derivational Morphology: reflect, shine

 

Anagrams: shrine

 

 
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