noun. ['ˈmɪnoʊ'] very small European freshwater fish common in gravelly streams.
- Phoxinus phoxinus
- cyprinid fish
- genus Phoxinus
- menow (Middle English (1100-1500))
Words that Rhyme with Minnow
Example sentences of the word minnow
Find a large bed of vegetation in shallow water and let the minnow swim in and around it.
2. Noun, singular or mass
They are generally shaped like a minnow or fish and have plastic bills on the front of them.
3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
The term “minnow” refers to an entire family of fish called Cyprinidae.