Part of speech: noun

A small fish.

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Usage examples "minnow":

  1. If you proceed as you have begun, there will very soon not be so much as a minnow within a mile of us. - "Explorers of the Dawn", Mazo de la Roche.
  2. It looks like a tiny, silver minnow. - "Police!!!", Robert W. Chambers.
  3. When Brown spoke without lifting his head, his voice was so shaken, so altered, that the mere sound of it scared me: Smith, he said, there is a fish in here, shaped exactly like a brook minnow. - "Police!!!", Robert W. Chambers.