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largemouth bass

[lahrj-mouth bas] /ˈlɑrdʒˌmaʊθ ˈbæs/
noun
1.
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.
Also, large-mouth bass.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80, Americanism; large + mouth
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largemouth bass

/ˈlɑːdʒˌmaʊθ ˈbæs/
noun
1.
a common North American freshwater black bass, Micropterus salmoides: a popular game fish
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