largemouth bass

or large-mouth bass

[ lahrj-mouth bas ]

  1. a North American freshwater game fish, Micropterus salmoides, having an upper jaw extending behind the eye and a broad, dark, irregular stripe along each side of the body.: Compare smallmouth bass.

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Origin of largemouth bass

An Americanism dating back to 1875–80; large + mouth

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British Dictionary definitions for largemouth bass

largemouth bass

/ (ˈlɑːdʒˌmaʊθ ˈbæs) /

  1. a common North American freshwater black bass, Micropterus salmoides: a popular game fish

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