white bass
noun Date: 1813 a North American freshwater bony fish (Morone chrysops of the family Percichthyidae) that is used for food

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  • White bass — White white bass Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • White bass — White White (hw[imac]t), a. [Compar. {Whiter} (hw[imac]t [ e]r); superl. {Whitest}.] [OE. whit, AS. hw[imac]t; akin to OFries. and OS. hw[=i]t, D. wit, G. weiss, OHG. w[=i]z, hw[=i]z, Icel. hv[=i]tr, Sw. hvit, Dan. hvid, Goth. hweits, Lith.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • white bass — ☆ white bass [bas ] n. a silvery, striped, North American, freshwater food and game bass (Morone chrysops) of the same family (Percichthyidae) as striped bass …   English World dictionary

  • white bass — white′ bass′ [[t]bæs[/t]] n. ich a silvery freshwater sea bass, Morone chrysops, of the Great Lakes and Mississippi River drainage • Etymology: 1805–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • white bass — noun 1. : a No. American freshwater food fish (Lepibema chrysops) that is abundant in the region of the Great Lakes and upper Mississippi and very similar to the yellow bass but shorter and more compressed 2. : white perch 1 * * * /bas/ an edible …   Useful english dictionary

  • white bass — baltasis dryžasis ešerys statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Morone chrysops angl. silver bass; white bass; white lake bass rus. белый американский окунь ryšiai: platesnis terminas – dryžieji ešeriai …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • white bass — baltoji krapė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Pomoxis annularis angl. silver bass; white bass; white crappie rus. белый краппи ryšiai: platesnis terminas – krapės …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • white bass — /bas/ an edible freshwater fish, Morone chrysops, of the Great Lakes and Mississippi River drainage, silvery with yellow below and having the sides streaked with blackish lines. Also called silver bass. [1805 15, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • White — (hw[imac]t), a. [Compar. {Whiter} (hw[imac]t [ e]r); superl. {Whitest}.] [OE. whit, AS. hw[imac]t; akin to OFries. and OS. hw[=i]t, D. wit, G. weiss, OHG. w[=i]z, hw[=i]z, Icel. hv[=i]tr, Sw. hvit, Dan. hvid, Goth. hweits, Lith. szveisti, to make …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • White alder — White White (hw[imac]t), a. [Compar. {Whiter} (hw[imac]t [ e]r); superl. {Whitest}.] [OE. whit, AS. hw[imac]t; akin to OFries. and OS. hw[=i]t, D. wit, G. weiss, OHG. w[=i]z, hw[=i]z, Icel. hv[=i]tr, Sw. hvit, Dan. hvid, Goth. hweits, Lith.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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