SKIP TO CONTENT

catostomid

Definitions of catostomid
  1. noun
    a cypriniform fish of the family Catostomidae
    see moresee less
    types:
    show 4 types...
    hide 4 types...
    sucker
    mostly North American freshwater fishes with a thick-lipped mouth for feeding by suction; related to carps
    buffalo fish, buffalofish
    any of several large suckers of the Mississippi valley
    Hypentelium nigricans, hog molly, hog sucker
    widely distributed in warm clear shallow streams
    redhorse, redhorse sucker
    North American sucker with reddish fins
    type of:
    cypriniform fish
    a soft-finned fish of the order Cypriniformes
Word Family
EDITOR’S CHOICE

Test prep from the experts

Boost your test score with programs developed by Vocabulary.com’s experts.

  • Proven methods: Learn faster, remember longer with our scientific approach.
  • Personalized plan: We customize your experience to maximize your learning.
  • Strategic studying: Focus on the words that are most crucial for success.

SAT/PSAT

$29.95
  • Number of words: 500+
  • Duration: 8 weeks or less
  • Time: 1 hour / week

TOEFL

$29.95
  • Number of words: 500+
  • Duration: 10 weeks or less
  • Time: 1 hour / week

ACT

$29.95
  • Number of words: 700+
  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Time: 1 hour / week