Warmouth meaning

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A freshwater sunfish (Lepomis gulosus) of the eastern United States, having a brownish mottled body, a large mouth, and minute teeth on the tongue.
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A freshwater sunfish (Lepomis gulosus) of the E U.S. and the Mississippi basin, usually olive-green or bronze mottled with darker colorings.
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Lepomis gulosus, a species of freshwater sunfish native to America.
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Origin of warmouth

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • war +"Ž mouth; the fish has stripes around the mouth that resemble war paint.

    From Wiktionary