redear sunfish

[ red-eer ]
/ ˈrɛdˌɪər /

noun

a freshwater sunfish, Lepomis microlophos, of the lower Mississippi valley and southeastern states, having the gill cover margined with scarlet.

Words nearby redear sunfish

Origin of redear sunfish

First recorded in 1945–50; red1 + ear1
Also called redear shellcracker.
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