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smallmouth bass

[smawl-mouth bas] /ˈsmɔlˌmaʊθ ˈbæs/
noun
1.
a North American freshwater game fish, Micropterus dolomieu, yellowish-green above and lighter below, having the lower jaw extending to the eye.
Compare largemouth bass.
Origin of smallmouth bass
1880-1885
An Americanism dating back to 1880-85
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smallmouth bass

/ˈsmɔːlˌmaʊθ ˈbæs/
noun
1.
a North American freshwater black bass, Micropterus dolomieu, that is a popular game fish
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