sunfish

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A sunfish (Centrarchidae)
A sunfish (Molidae)

Etymology[edit]

From sun +‎ fish, perhaps from the rounded body shape.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sunfish (plural sunfish or sunfishes)

  1. Any of various small freshwater fishes of the family Centrarchidae, often with iridescent colours and having a laterally compressed body.
  2. Any of various large marine fishes of the family Molidae that have an oval compressed body.

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