sunfish definition by Webster's New World
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sunfish definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. sunfish sunfish or sun·fish·es
- Any of various small North American percoid freshwater fishes of the family Centrarchidae, having laterally compressed, often brightly colored bodies and including the crappies, black bass, bluegill, and pumpkinseed.
- Any of several large marine fishes of the family Molidae, especially the ocean sunfish.
Origin: From its roundish body and bright colors.
Variant of sunfish