Definition of mud sunfish in US English:

mud sunfish

noun

  • 1A North American sunfish, Acantharchus pomotis (family Centrarchidae), with a striped green and brown body.

  • 2The warmouth, Lepomis gulosus.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in American Naturalist. From mud + sunfish.

Pronunciation

mud sunfish

/ˌmʌd ˈsʌnfɪʃ/