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rock bass

 (băs)
n.
A freshwater food and game fish (Ambloplites rupestris) of eastern and central North America, chiefly found in streams and rivers with rocky bottoms.

rock bass

(bæs)
n
1. (Animals) a North American freshwater percoid fish, Ambloplites rupestris: an important food fish; family Centrarchidae (sunfishes, etc)
2. (Animals) any similar or related fish

rock′ bass`

(bæs)
n.
1. a sunfish, Ambloplites rupestris, of the Mississippi basin.
[1805–15, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rock bass - a kind of sea bass
sea bass - any of various food and sport fishes of the Atlantic coast of the United States having an elongated body and long spiny dorsal fin
2.rock bass - game and food fish of upper Mississippi and Great Lakesrock bass - game and food fish of upper Mississippi and Great Lakes
centrarchid, sunfish - small carnivorous freshwater percoid fishes of North America usually having a laterally compressed body and metallic luster: crappies; black bass; bluegills; pumpkinseed
Ambloplites, genus Ambloplites - a genus of Centrarchidae