[puhmp-kin-seed or, commonly, puhng-kin-]
a freshwater sunfish, Lepomis gibbosus, of eastern North America.
Origin of pumpkinseed
First recorded in 1775–85; pumpkin
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for pumpkinseed
Historical Examples of pumpkinseed
She was driving Fox and Pumpkinseed; and he was following behind with the mules.
Immediately after breakfast, Mr. March drove away in the big wagon with Fox and Pumpkinseed.
One thing he very much enjoyed doing, was taking Fox and Pumpkinseed up to the tops of the high hills to graze.
Rob rode on Pumpkinseed's back a good part of the way, like a little postilion.
British Dictionary definitions for pumpkinseed
the seed of the pumpkin
a common North American freshwater sunfish, Lepomis gibbosus, with brightly coloured markings: family Centrarchidae
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