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redear sunfish

[ red-eer ]
/ ˈrɛdˌɪər /
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noun
a freshwater sunfish, Lepomis microlophos, of the lower Mississippi valley and southeastern states, having the gill cover margined with scarlet.
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Also called redear shellcracker.

Origin of redear sunfish

First recorded in 1945–50; red1 + ear1

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