Pronunciation: (sun'fish"), [key]
—pl. (esp. collectively) -fish, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) -fish•es.
1. the ocean sunfish, Mola mola.
2. any of various other fishes of the family Molidae.
3. any of several small, brightly colored, spiny-rayed freshwater fishes of the genus Lepomis, of North America, having a deep, compressed body.
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