Blue gill


a freshwater sunfish, Lepomis macrochirus, of the Mississippi River valley, used for food.

1880–85, Americanism; blue + gill1 Unabridged
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bluegill (ˈbluːˌɡɪl)
a common North American freshwater sunfish, Lepomis macrochirus: an important food and game fish

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