Small mouth bass

smallmouth bass

[smawl-mouth bas]
noun
a North American freshwater game fish, Micropterus dolomieu, yellowish-green above and lighter below, having the lower jaw extending to the eye.
Compare largemouth bass.


Origin:
1880–85, Americanism

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

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