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largemouth bass

or large-mouth bass

[ lahrj-mouth -bas ]
/ ˈlɑrdʒˌmaʊθ ˈbæs /
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noun

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) /

noun

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