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black bass Syllabification: black bass
Pronunciation: /ˌblak ˈbas/

Definition of black bass in English:

noun

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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)
Example sentences
  • The twin lakes are stocked with channel catfish, blue catfish, bluegill sunfish and largemouth bass.
  • Adult fish were reintroduced to Central Long in late May 1995 (9 smallmouth bass, 9 largemouth bass, and 155 yellow perch).
  • Fish for rainbow, brook, and brown trout, and smallmouth bass.

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