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2 definitions found
 for centrarchid
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  centrarchid \centrarchid\ n.
     any of a group of small carnivorous freshwater percoid fishes
     of North America usually having a laterally compressed body
     and metallic luster: crappies; black bass; bluegills;
     pumpkinseed.
  
     Syn: sunfish.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  centrarchid
      n 1: 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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