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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 of warmouth
1880-1885
1880-85, Americanism; origin uncertain
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  • warmouth said of himself, I dont pretend to be honest, but only as honest as anybody in politics.

    Dixie After the War Myrta Lockett Avary
  • In angling for the warmouth, the same rods and tackle mentioned under the head of rock-bass are well suited.

    Bass, Pike, Perch, and Others James Alexander Henshall
  • The same remarks as to angling mentioned under the head of warmouth perch will apply to this fish as well.

    Bass, Pike, Perch, and Others James Alexander Henshall

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