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pumpkinseed

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noun pump·kin·seed \-ˌsēd\

Definition of pumpkinseed

  1. :  a brightly colored freshwater sunfish (Lepomis gibbosus) with a reddish spot on the operculum



1814

First Known Use of pumpkinseed

1814


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