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NOUN (3)

1. the lean flesh of any of numerous American perch-like fishes of the family Centrarchidae;

2. among the largest bony fish; pelagic fish having an oval compressed body with high dorsal and anal fins and caudal fin reduced to a rudder-like lobe; worldwide in warm waters;
[syn: ocean sunfish, sunfish, mola, headfish]

3. small carnivorous freshwater percoid fishes of North America usually having a laterally compressed body and metallic luster: crappies; black bass; bluegills; pumpkinseed;
[syn: sunfish, centrarchid]

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4 definitions retrieved:

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pondfish \Pond"fish`\, n. (Zool.) Any one of numerous species of American fresh-water fishes belonging to the family Centrarchid[ae]; -- called also pond perch, and sunfish. [1913 Webster] Note: The common pondfish of New England (Lepomis gibbosus) is called also bream, pumpkin seed, and sunny. See Sunfish. The long-eared pondfish (Lepomis auritus) of the Eastern United States is distinguished by its very long opercular flap. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Moonfish \Moon"fish`\, n. (Zool.) (a) An American marine fish (Vomer setipennis); -- called also bluntnosed shiner, horsefish, and sunfish. (b) A broad, thin, silvery marine fish (Selene vomer); -- called also lookdown, and silver moonfish. (c) The mola. See Sunfish, 1. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sunfish \Sun"fish`\, n. (Zool.) (a) A very large oceanic plectognath fish (Mola mola, Mola rotunda, or Orthagoriscus mola) having a broad body and a truncated tail. (b) Any one of numerous species of perch-like North American fresh-water fishes of the family Centrachidae. They have a broad, compressed body, and strong dorsal spines. Among the common species of the Eastern United States are Lepomis gibbosus (called also bream, pondfish, pumpkin seed, and sunny), the blue sunfish, or dollardee (Lepomis pallidus), and the long-eared sunfish (Lepomis auritus). Several of the species are called also pondfish. (c) The moonfish, or bluntnosed shiner. (d) The opah. (e) The basking, or liver, shark. (f) Any large jellyfish. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

sunfish n 1: the lean flesh of any of numerous American perch-like fishes of the family Centrarchidae 2: among the largest bony fish; pelagic fish having an oval compressed body with high dorsal and anal fins and caudal fin reduced to a rudder-like lobe; worldwide in warm waters [syn: ocean sunfish, sunfish, mola, headfish] 3: small carnivorous freshwater percoid fishes of North America usually having a laterally compressed body and metallic luster: crappies; black bass; bluegills; pumpkinseed [syn: sunfish, centrarchid]