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hog mollies

hog mollies is a plural form of hog molly

hog molly


a sucker fish widely distributed in warm clear shallow streams


animal noun (animals and microorganisms)


hog mollies | hog molly*
(* hog molly may be used in a singular or plural context)

Original source:

Princeton WordNet


Hypentelium nigricans [species] | hog sucker | H. nigricans [abbreviation, species]

Definition references  (+images)


Northern hogsucker | Hypentelium nigricans [species]

Hypentelium nigricans, belongs to the family Catostomidae, the suckers. It's native to the United States. It prefers clear, fast streams, where it can forage through pebbles for bottom life, especially aquatic insects. It grows up to 2 feet in length... (40 of 769 words, 1 image)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Northern hogsucker

American Heritage Dictionary:

stoneroller | Hypentelium nigricans [species, sense-specific]

A minnow "(Campostoma anomalum") of the central and southern United States, ... | A sucker "(Hypentelium nigricans") of the central and southern ... (21 of 54 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)



hog sucker | Hypentelium nigricans [species]

a North American sucker that is brassy olive marked with brown and is sometimes used for food (17 of 33 words)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/hog sucker

Random House Dictionary:

black sucker | Hypentelium nigricans [species]

a hog sucker of eastern United States streams. (8 of 11 words)


New World Dictionary:

stone roller [United States] | Campostoma [genus, sense-specific] | Hypentelium [genus, sense-specific]

any of a genus of North American freshwater cyprinoid fishes that hollow out a nest in gravelly stream beds | any of a genus of sucker fishes of rocky ... (28 of 34 words, 2 definitions)



Catostomidae | Catostomus [subtype] | Amyzon [subtype] | Carpiodes [subtype] | Chasmistes [subtype] | Cycleptus [subtype] | Deltistes [subtype] | Erimyzon [subtype] | Hypentelium [subtype] | ...

A taxonomic family within the suborder Cobitoidea -- the suckers (fish). (10 of 12 words)


Britannica Encyclopedia:

sucker [fish] | Erimyzon sucetta [species] | Ictiobus cyprinellus [species]

any of the freshwater fishes constituting the family Catostomidae, similar to and closely related to the carp and minnows. There are about 80 to 100 ... (25 of 171 words, 2 images)


Collins Dictionary:


a person or thing that sucks | [slang] a person who is easily deceived or swindled | [slang] a person who cannot resist the attractions of a ... (25 of 628 words, 14 definitions, 10 usage examples, pronunciation)


Oxford Dictionary:

sucker | a sucker for

a person or thing that sucks, in particular | a rubber cup that adheres to a surface by suction | a flat or concave organ enabling an animal to cling ... (28 of 283 words, 14 definitions, 9 usage examples, pronunciation)


Columbia Encyclopedia:

sucker | buffalo fishes | buffalo fish

common name for members of the family Catostomidae, freshwater fish related to the minnow and catfish families and like them possessing an intricate ... (23 of 170 words)


Macmillan British Dictionary:

sucker [countable] | suckers [plural] | be a sucker for

[informal] someone who is easily tricked or easily persuaded to do something | a round structure on the bodies of some insects, frogs, and octopuses ... (24 of 112 words, 5 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)


sucker [transitive, informal, verb] | suckered [past tense] | suckering [present participle] | suckers [3rd-person singular present]

to trick someone into doing something (6 of 36 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/sucker 9

Cambridge Dictionary:

lollipop | sucker [United States, informal]

a hard sweet on a stick (6 of 11 words, pronunciations)


sucker [entry 1]

something that helps an animal or object to stick to a surface | [British, informal] suction cup (16 of 38 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/sucker 1

sucker [entry 2, specialized]

a new growth on an existing plant that develops under the ground from the root or the main stem, or from the stem below a graft (part where a new ... (30 of 46 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/sucker 2

sucker [entry 3] | be a sucker for something

[informal, disapproving] a person who believes everything they are told and is therefore easy to deceive | "be a sucker for sth": [informal] to like ... (24 of 73 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/sucker 3

sucker [entry 4, United States, informal]

used to refer to a thing or person that is unpleasant or difficult (13 of 44 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/sucker 4

Encarta Dictionary:

hog sucker | hog suckers [plural] | Hypentelium nigricans [species]

an edible eastern North American bottom-feeding freshwater fish, colored olive and brown, with a broad head and large fleshy lips. (20 of 37 words)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 561547245​/definition​.html  [offline]

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