sunfish

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noun sun·fish \-ˌfish\

Definition of sunfish

  1. 1 :  ocean sunfish

  2. 2 :  any of numerous North American freshwater bony fishes (family Centrarchidae, especially genus Lepomis) usually with a deep compressed body and metallic luster

1629

First Known Use of sunfish

1629


Sunfish

trademark sun·fish

Definition of Sunfish

  1. used for a small light sailboat that has one sail


SUNFISH Defined for English Language Learners

sunfish

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noun sun·fish \-ˌfish\

Definition of sunfish for English Language Learners

  • : a large fish with a round body that lives in the sea


SUNFISH Defined for Kids

sunfish

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noun sun·fish \ˈsən-ˌfish\

Definition of sunfish for Students

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sunfish

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sunfishes

  1. :  a small and brightly colored North American freshwater fish related to the perch


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