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sea bass

[bas] /bæs/
noun
1.
any of numerous marine fishes of the family Serranidae.
Compare black sea bass.
2.
any of numerous related or similar marine food fishes.
Origin
1755-1765
1755-65, Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for sea bass

sea bass

/bæs/
noun
1.
any of various American coastal percoid fishes of the genus Centropristes and related genera, such as C. striatus (black sea bass), having an elongated body with a long spiny dorsal fin almost divided into two: family Serranidae
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