pumpkinseed
noun Date: 1814 a brightly colored North American freshwater sunfish (Lepomis gibbosus) with a reddish spot on the operculum

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  • pumpkinseed — [pump′kinsēd, pum′kinsēd΄; , puŋ′kinsēd ] nonstandard [puŋ′kinsēd΄] n. 1. the seed of the pumpkin ☆ 2. a small sunfish (Lepomis gibbosus) of North America, greenish yellow above and orange yellow below …   English World dictionary

  • Pumpkinseed — Taxobox name = Pumpkinseed status = secure image width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Perciformes familia = Centrarchidae genus = Lepomis species = L. gibbosus binomial = Lepomis gibbosus binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • pumpkinseed — paprastasis saulešeris statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Lepomis gibbosus angl. common sunfish; yellow sunfish; pumpkinseed; pumpkinseed sunfish rus. обыкновенная солнечная рыба; обыкновенный солнечник… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • pumpkinseed — /pump kin seed / or, commonly, /pung kin /, n. 1. the seed of the pumpkin. 2. a freshwater sunfish, Lepomis gibbosus, of eastern North America. [1775 85; PUMPKIN + SEED] * * * ▪ fish       popular food and sport fish and a species of sunfish (q.v …   Universalium

  • pumpkinseed — noun The seed of a pumpkin …   Wiktionary

  • pumpkinseed — n. seed of a pumpkin; North American freshwater sunfish with red spots on the operculum …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pumpkinseed — noun (plural same or pumpkinseeds) a small brightly coloured freshwater fish native to North America, popular in aquaria. [Lepomis gibbosus.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • pumpkinseed — pump•kin•seed [[t]ˈpʌmp kɪnˌsid[/t]] or, commonly, [[t]ˈpʌŋ kɪn [/t]] n. 1) pln a seed of a pumpkin 2) ich a freshwater sunfish, Lepomis gibbosus, of E North America • Etymology: 1775–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • pumpkinseed — noun small brilliantly colored North American sunfish • Syn: ↑Lepomis gibbosus • Hypernyms: ↑sunfish, ↑centrarchid • Member Holonyms: ↑Lepomis, ↑genus Lepomis …   Useful english dictionary

  • pumpkinseed sunfish — paprastasis saulešeris statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Lepomis gibbosus angl. common sunfish; yellow sunfish; pumpkinseed; pumpkinseed sunfish rus. обыкновенная солнечная рыба; обыкновенный солнечник… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

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