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small·mouth bass

 (smôl′mouth′ băs)
A North American freshwater food and game fish (Micropterus dolomieu) having a shorter upper jaw than the similar largemouth bass.

smallmouth bass

(ˈsmɔːlˌmaʊθ ˈbæs)
(Animals) a North American freshwater black bass, Micropterus dolomieu, that is a popular game fish

small•mouth bass

(ˈsmɔlˌmaʊθ ˈbæs)
a North American freshwater game fish, Micropterus dolomieui, yellowish green above and lighter below, having the lower jaw extending to the eye. Compare largemouth bass.
[1880–85, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.smallmouth bass - flesh of smallmouth bass
Micropterus dolomieu, smallmouth, smallmouth black bass, smallmouthed bass, smallmouthed black bass, smallmouth bass - a variety of black bass; the angle of the jaw falls below the eye
freshwater bass, bass - any of various North American freshwater fish with lean flesh (especially of the genus Micropterus)
2.smallmouth bass - a variety of black basssmallmouth bass - a variety of black bass; the angle of the jaw falls below the eye
black bass - widely distributed and highly prized American freshwater game fishes (sunfish family)
smallmouth bass - flesh of smallmouth bass
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