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English words containing gills:

Meanings of Bluegills:

noun

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…

Gills

ɡɪl

Meanings of Gills:

noun

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…
verb

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:

phrase

(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.
idiom

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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