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warmouth

[wawr-mouth] /ˈwɔrˌmaʊθ/
noun, plural warmouths
[wawr-mouth z, -mouths] /ˈwɔrˌmaʊðz, -ˌmaʊθs/ (Show IPA).
(especially collectively) warmouth.
1.
a freshwater sunfish, Lepomis gulosus, of the eastern U.S., having a patch of small teeth on its tongue.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85, Americanism; origin uncertain
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Examples from the web for warmouth
  • In some of the lakes you can find channel catfish, bullheads, crappie and warmouth.
  • Other species collected included seven channel catfish, three warmouth and one yellow bullhead.
  • warmouth and yellow bullhead were the other two species sampled.

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