Definition of striped bass in English:

striped bass

Syllabification: striped bass
Pronunciation: /ˌstrīpt ˈbas
 
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noun

  • A large bass of North American coastal waters, with dark horizontal stripes along the upper sides, migrating up streams to breed.
    • Morone saxatilis, family Moronidae
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    • Cast a line for blue marlin, brook trout, smallmouth bass, or striped bass (‘rockfish’ to the locals).
    • While deciding, we stared into the eyes of a striped bass, sea bass, porgy and red snapper.
    • Many species eat the fry and smolts, including striped bass, American shad, sculpins and sea gulls.

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