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bluegill

[ bloo-gil ]
/ ˈbluˌgɪl /
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noun

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

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Origin of bluegill

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85; blue + gill1
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British Dictionary definitions for bluegill

bluegill
/ (ˈbluːˌɡɪl) /

noun

a common North American freshwater sunfish, Lepomis macrochirus : an important food and game fish
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