from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A North American food and game fish (Morone saxatilis) chiefly of coastal waters, having dark longitudinal stripes along its sides. Striped bass, which swim up rivers to spawn, are occasionally found in landlocked bodies of water. Also called rockfish, striper.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A popular fish among sport fisherman along Atlantic coast north of Virginia to Canada, Morone saxatilis.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. See under Bass.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Roccus lineatus, the bass or rockfish. See cuts under bass and gill.

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

  • n. caught along the Atlantic coast of the United States
  • n. marine food and game fish with dark longitudinal stripes; migrates upriver to spawn; sometimes placed in the genus Morone


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