Lepomis

noun
bream
Syn: ↑genus Lepomis
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Centrarchidae, ↑family Centrarchidae
Member Meronyms:

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\\lə̇ˈpōmə̇s\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek lepis scale, flake + -pomis (from pōma lid, cover, operculum); akin to Greek poimēn herdsman, shepherd, pōy herd, flock — more at lepid-, fur
: a genus of No. American freshwater sunfishes (family Centrarchidae) that includes the bluegill and several closely related panfishes

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