Warmouth War"mouth, n. (Zo["o]l.) An American freshwater bream, or sunfish ({Ch[ae]nobryttus gulosus}); -- called also {red-eyed bream}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Warmouth — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

  • warmouth — ☆ warmouth [wôr′mouth΄ ] n. pl. warmouth or warmouths [< ?] a freshwater sunfish (Lepomis gulosus) of the E U.S. and the Mississippi basin, usually olive green or bronze mottled with darker colorings …   English World dictionary

  • warmouth — ˈwȯrˌmau̇th noun also warmouth bass or warmouth perch ( s) Etymology: origin unknown : a freshwater sunfish (Chaenobryttus coronarius) of the eastern United States chiefly west or south of the Alleghenies …   Useful english dictionary

  • warmouth — noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: circa 1883 a large mouthed freshwater sunfish (Lepomis gulosus) chiefly of the eastern U.S. called also warmouth bass …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • warmouth — /wawr mowth /, n., pl. warmouths / mowdhz , mowths /, (esp. collectively) warmouth. a freshwater sunfish, Lepomis gulosus, of the eastern U.S., having a patch of small teeth on its tongue. [1880 85, Amer.; orig. uncert.] * * * …   Universalium

  • warmouth — war·mouth …   English syllables

  • warmouth bass — noun see warmouth …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • warmouth bass — noun see warmouth …   Useful english dictionary

  • warmouth perch — noun see warmouth …   Useful english dictionary

  • Henry Clay Warmouth — Henry Clay Warmoth, Louisiana governor, 1868 1872, and later owner of Magnolia Plantation, was born in Illinois in 1842. During the American Civil War, he was lieutenant colonel of the 32nd Missouri Volunteers, assigned to the staff of General… …   Wikipedia

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