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n. pl. bluegill or blue·gills
An edible sunfish (Lepomis macrochirus) of North American lakes and streams, having a dark spot on the dorsal fin.
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(Animals) a common North American freshwater sunfish, Lepomis macrochirus: an important food and game fish
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a bluish freshwater sunfish, Lepomismacrochirus, of the Mississippi River valley.
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|Noun||1.||bluegill - important edible sunfish of eastern and central United States|
freshwater bream, bream - any of various usually edible freshwater percoid fishes having compressed bodies and shiny scales; especially (but not exclusively) of the genus Lepomis
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