Labrax lupus
Bass Bass (b[.a]s), n.; pl. {Bass}, and sometimes {Basses} (b[.a]s"[e^]z). [A corruption of barse.] (Zo["o]l.) 1. An edible, spiny-finned fish, esp. of the genera {Roccus}, {Labrax}, and related genera. There are many species. [1913 Webster]

Note: The common European bass is {Labrax lupus}. American species are: the striped bass ({Roccus lineatus}); white or silver bass of the lakes ({Roccus chrysops}); brass or yellow bass ({Roccus interruptus}). [1913 Webster]

2. The two American fresh-water species of black bass (genus {Micropterus}). See {Black bass}. [1913 Webster]

3. Species of {Serranus}, the sea bass and rock bass. See {Sea bass}. [1913 Webster]

4. The southern, red, or channel bass ({Sci[ae]na ocellata}). See {Redfish}. [1913 Webster]

Note: The name is also applied to many other fishes. See {Calico bass}, under {Calico}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Labrax lupus — Sea perch Sea perch (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The European bass ({Roccus lupus} syn. {Labrax lupus}); called also {sea dace}. (b) The cunner. (c) The sea bass. (d) The name is applied also to other species of fishes. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Labrax — Labrax, 1) so v.w. Feilenfisch; 2) Gattung der Barsche, Kiemendeckel mit zwei Dornen u. Schuppen, Zunge rauh; sonst dem Flußbarsch gleich; Art: Wolfsbarsch (L. lupus Cuv., Perca labrax L.), 3 Fuß lang, bis 30 Pfund schwer, silberfarbig,… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Roccus lupus — Sea perch Sea perch (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The European bass ({Roccus lupus} syn. {Labrax lupus}); called also {sea dace}. (b) The cunner. (c) The sea bass. (d) The name is applied also to other species of fishes. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bar commun — Bar commun …   Wikipédia en Français

  • λάβρακ' — λάβρᾱκα , λάβραξ Labrax lupus masc acc sg λάβρᾱκι , λάβραξ Labrax lupus masc dat sg λάβρᾱκε , λάβραξ Labrax lupus masc nom/voc/acc dual …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • lubin — [lybɛ̃] n. m. ou lubine [lybin] n. f. ÉTYM. 1552, lubine; lubin, 1558; du lat. lupinus, dimin. de lupus « loup ». ❖ ♦ Régional (Ouest). Bar commun, poisson comestible et apprécié (labrax lupus) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • lubine — lubin [lybɛ̃] n. m. ou lubine [lybin] n. f. ÉTYM. 1552, lubine; lubin, 1558; du lat. lupinus, dimin. de lupus « loup ». ❖ ♦ Régional (Ouest). Bar commun, poisson comestible et apprécié (labrax lupus). ⇒ Loup …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Bar moucheté — Bar moucheté …   Wikipédia en Français

  • loup — (lou ; le p ne se lie jamais : un lou enragé ; au pluriel, l s se lie : des lou z enragés) s. m. 1°   Animal du genre chien, à oreille droite, queue horizontale, pelage fauve, sauvage et carnassier. •   Il défend que son corps [de Polynice], sang …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Bass — (b[.a]s), n.; pl. {Bass}, and sometimes {Basses} (b[.a]s [e^]z). [A corruption of barse.] (Zo[ o]l.) 1. An edible, spiny finned fish, esp. of the genera {Roccus}, {Labrax}, and related genera. There are many species. [1913 Webster] Note: The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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