Definitions for darterˈdɑr tər
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a person or thing that darts.
any of several small, darting, colorful North American perches.
Origin of darter:
snakebird, anhinga, darter(noun)
fish-eating bird of warm inland waters having a long flexible neck and slender sharp-pointed bill
a person or other animal that moves abruptly and rapidly
"squirrels are darters"
A waterbird with a long neck in the family Anhingidae.
Any of various darting freshwater fish of the family Percidae, that are usually small and brightly coloured and are native to North America.
one who darts, or who throw darts; that which darts
the snakebird, a water bird of the genus Plotus; -- so called because it darts out its long, snakelike neck at its prey. See Snakebird
a small fresh-water etheostomoid fish. The group includes numerous genera and species, all of them American. See Etheostomoid