Definition of basslet in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbaslət/


A small, brightly colored fish related to the sea basses.
  • Genera Gramma and Lipogramma, family Grammidae: several species.
Example sentences
  • Amid the coral and sponge branches you will find hamlets, basslets, parrotfish and moray eels.
  • Fish life is excellent, especially among smaller reef species - damsels, basslets and clownfish, tiny basslets and anthias in particular.
  • Of the very many different species of anthias and basslets, the lyre-tail anthias are probably the ones you notice most.

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Syllabification: bass·let

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