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redear

noun red·ear \ˈred-ˌir\

Definition of REDEAR

:  a common sunfish (Lepomis microlophus) of the southern and eastern United States that resembles the bluegill but has the back part of the operculum bright orange red and that feeds especially on snails —called also shellcracker

First Known Use of REDEAR

circa 1948

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