from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a genus of sea basses.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of fishes, of the family Serranidæ, containing the sea-basses, such as C. furvus, C. atrarius, and C. philadelphicus.

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  • n. sea basses


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  • The toothsome and gamy Black Sea Bass (centropristis striatus) is often the commonest fish caught in still fishing, and under favorable circumstances they may often be hauled in as fast as the line can be

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