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English words containing gills:

Meanings of Bluegills:


An edible north american freshwater fish of the sunfish family, with a deep body and bluish cheeks and gill covers.

Usage examples:

Stock ponds and reservoirs with mosquito-eating fish such as green sunfish, bluegills, guppies or a…



Meanings of Gills:


The paired respiratory organ of fish and some amphibians, by which oxygen is extracted from water flowing over surfaces within or attached to the walls of the pharynx.

Usage examples:

Some others, like the siamese fighting fish, are capable of breathing air in addition to extracting…

Gut or clean (a fish).

Usage examples:

Immediately after this, gut and gill all fish you wish to eat.

Meanings of Green around the gills:


(of a person) looking or feeling unwell or nauseous.

Usage examples:

I will come out probably green about the gills and may even be sick.

To look ill and pale

Usage examples:

Some of the passengers looked kind of green around the gills after the trip!

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