Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A small, spiny-finned fish (Lagodon rhomboides) found along the southeast coast of the United States.

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  • n. Lagodon rhomboides, a saltwater sparid fish.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The sailor's choice (Diplodus rhomboides syn. Lagodon rhomboides).
  • n. The salt-water bream (Diplodus Holbrooki).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A sparoid fish, Lagodon rhomboides, related to the scup and sheeps-head, common along the southern coast of the United States.
  • n. A sparoid fish, Diplodus holbrooki, like the Lagodon rhomboides, but with entire teeth.
  • n. A small sunfish of the United States, as the copper-nosed bream, Lepomis pallidus.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. similar to sea bream; small spiny-finned fish found in bays along the southeastern coast of the United States

Etymologies

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pin +‎ fish, from its sharp dorsal spines.

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