warmouth

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war·mouth

 (wôr′mouth′)
n. pl. war·mouths (-mouthz′, -mouths′) or warmouth
A freshwater sunfish (Lepomis gulosus) of the eastern United States, having a brownish mottled body, a large mouth, and minute teeth on the tongue.

[Origin unknown.]
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warmouth

(ˈwɔːˌmaʊθ)
n
(Animals) a freshwater sunfish of the genus Chænobryttus
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References in periodicals archive ?
Parasites of the warmouth bass, Chaenobryttus gulosus (Cuvier and Valenciennes).
Lepomis gulosus (= Chaenobryttus gulosus; Chaenobryttus viridis)--No voucher specimens found.
Lepomis gulosus (= Chaenobryttus viridis)--No voucher specimens found.
Lepomis gulosus (= Chaenobryttus gulosus)--UF 173589 (BU 385) (1 dried); USNM 27459 (1).
Lepomis gulosus (= Chaenobryttus gulosus)--UF 113787 (BU 415) (2); USNM 32230 (1), USNM 32291 (2).