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Noun: gudgeon  gú-jun
  1. Small spiny-finned fish of coastal or brackish waters having a large head and elongated tapering body having the ventral fins modified as a sucker
    - goby
  2. Small slender European freshwater fish often used as bait by anglers
    - Gobio gobio

Derived forms: gudgeons

Type of: cyprinid, cyprinid fish, percoid, percoid fish, percoidean

Part of: family Gobiidae, genus Gobio, Gobiidae, Gobio

Encyclopedia: Gudgeon, Gary