Definition of redear in English:

redear

noun

  • 1In full "redear sunfish". A freshwater sunfish, Lepomis microlophus (family Centrarchidae), of the southern United States, the male of which has a red or orange spot on the operculum.

  • 2In full "redear turtle". = red-eared turtle.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Vidette-Messenger (Valparaiso, Indiana). From red + ear.

Pronunciation

redear

/ˈrɛdɪə/