darter

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dart +‎ -er

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An Australian darter in the family Anhingidae.
A red-veined darter

darter (plural darters)

  1. One who darts, or who throws darts; that which darts.
  2. A waterbird with a long neck in the family Anhingidae.
    Synonym: snakebird (US)
    Hyponyms: anhinga (A. anhinga), Oriental darter (A. melanogaster)
  3. Any of various darting freshwater fish of the family Percidae, that are usually small and brightly coloured and are native to North America.
  4. Any of the similar South American (and Panamanian) freshwater fish in the characin family Crenuchidae
  5. (Britain) A dragonfly in the genus Sympetrum
    Synonym: meadowhawk (US)

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