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peamouth

[pee-mouth] /ˈpiˌmaʊθ/
noun, plural peamouths
[pee-mouths, -mouth z] /ˈpiˌmaʊθs, -ˌmaʊðz/ (Show IPA)
1.
a minnow, Mylocheilus caurinus, of northwestern U.S. and British Columbian waters.
Origin
pea1 + mouth
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  • The reported observations suggest the incident may have involved primarily a single species, the peamouth chub.

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