largemouth bass

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large·mouth bass

A North American freshwater food and game fish (Micropterus salmoides), having a dark irregular stripe along each side and a large upper jaw extending beyond the eye.
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largemouth bass

(ˈlɑːdʒˌmaʊθ ˈbæs)
(Animals) a common North American freshwater black bass, Micropterus salmoides: a popular game fish
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large′mouth` bass′

or large′-mouth` bass′


a North American freshwater game fish, Micropterus salmoides, having a large mouth extending behind the eye. Compare smallmouth bass.
[1875–80, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.largemouth bass - flesh of largemouth basslargemouth bass - flesh of largemouth bass    
largemouth black bass, largemouthed bass, largemouthed black bass, Micropterus salmoides, largemouth, largemouth bass - a large black bass; the angle of the jaw falls behind the eye
freshwater bass, bass - any of various North American freshwater fish with lean flesh (especially of the genus Micropterus)
2.largemouth bass - a large black basslargemouth bass - a large black bass; the angle of the jaw falls behind the eye
black bass - widely distributed and highly prized American freshwater game fishes (sunfish family)
largemouth bass - flesh of largemouth bass
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