black bass

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noun

any freshwater American game fish of the genus Micropterus.

Origin of black bass

First recorded in 1805–15
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black bass

noun

any of several predatory North American percoid freshwater game fishes of the genus Micropterus : family Centrarchidae (sunfishes, etc)
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