Ambloplites

noun
Am·​blop·​li·​tes | \ ˌamˌbläp‧ˈlītēz \

Definition of Ambloplites

: a genus of sunfishes (family Centrarchidae) including the rock bass of the central U.S. and Great Lakes region

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First Known Use of Ambloplites

1854, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Ambloplites

New Latin, from Greek amblys blunt + hoplitēs hoplite

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“Ambloplites.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ambloplites. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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