black bass


black bass
noun
1. bluish black-striped sea bass of the Atlantic coast of the United States
Hypernyms: ↑sea bass
Member Holonyms: ↑Centropristis, ↑genus Centropristis
2. widely distributed and highly prized American freshwater game fishes (sunfish family)
Hypernyms: ↑sunfish, ↑centrarchid
Hyponyms:
Member Holonyms: ↑Micropterus, ↑genus Micropterus

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noun
1. : any of several widely distributed and highly prized freshwater game fishes (genus Micropterus) of the family Centrarchidae that is native to eastern and central No. America and has been introduced into several western states — see largemouth black bass, smallmouth black bass, spotted black bass
2. : any of several dark-colored fishes: as

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/bas/
any freshwater American game fish of the genus Micropterus. Cf. largemouth bass, smallmouth bass.
[1805-15]

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black bass /bas/ noun
A N American freshwater fish (genus Micropterus)
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Main Entry:black

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black bass,
any one of various game fishes of eastern and central North America that live in fresh water, such as the largemouth bass.

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[bas]
n. a North American freshwater fish of the sunfish family. It is a popular sporting and food fish. Genus Micropterus, family Centrarchidae: several species, in particular the largemouth bass (M. salmoides) and the smallmouth bass (M. dolomieui)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Black bass — (Zo[ o]l.) 1. An edible, fresh water fish of the United States, of the genus {Micropterus}. The small mouthed kind is {Micropterus dolomie[=i]}; the large mouthed is {Micropterus salmoides}. [1913 Webster] 2. The sea bass. See {Blackfish}, 3.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • black bass — n. any of a genus (Micropterus) of freshwater sunfishes of North America, highly prized as a game fish …   English World dictionary

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