from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A freshwater food and game fish (Ambloplites rupestris) of eastern and central North America, chiefly found in streams and rivers with rocky bottoms.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A centrarchoid fish, Ambloplites rupestris; the redeye or goggleeye.
  • noun The striped-bass. See Roccus, and cut under bass.
  • noun A serranoid fish, Serranus or Paralabrax clathratus; the cabrilla: found off the coast of California, attaining a length of 18 inches.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a kind of sea bass
  • noun game and food fish of upper Mississippi and Great Lakes


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