rock bass

rock bass
noun a red-eyed North American sunfish of rocky streams. [Ambloplites rupestris.]

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  • Rock bass — Rock Rock, n. [OF. roke, F. roche; cf. Armor. roc h, and AS. rocc.] 1. A large concreted mass of stony material; a large fixed stone or crag. See {Stone}. [1913 Webster] Come one, come all! this rock shall fly From its firm base as soon as I. Sir …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rock bass — rock′ bass [[t]bæs[/t]] n. 1) ich a sunfish, Ambloplites rupestris, of the Mississippi basin 2) ich striped bass • Etymology: 1805–15, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • rock bass — ☆ rock bass n. a freshwater game sunfish (Ambloplites rupestris) of E North America …   English World dictionary

  • Rock bass — Taxobox name = rock bass status = secure image width = 250px image caption = rock bass regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Perciformes familia = Centrarchidae genus = Ambloplites species = A. rupestris binomial =… …   Wikipedia

  • rock bass — noun 1. game and food fish of upper Mississippi and Great Lakes • Syn: ↑rock sunfish, ↑Ambloplites rupestris • Hypernyms: ↑sunfish, ↑centrarchid • Member Holonyms: ↑Ambloplites, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • rock bass — /ˈrɒk bæs/ (say rok bas) noun (plural rock bass or rock basses) an eastern North American freshwater food fish, Ambloplites rupestris, of the sunfish family, Centrarchidae. Usage: For variation in the plural inflection, see note at fish1 …  

  • rock bass — Cabrilla Ca*bril la, n. [Sp., prawn.] (Zo[ o]l) A name applied to various species of edible fishes of the genus {Serranus}, and related genera, inhabiting the Meditarranean, the coast of California, etc. In California, some of them are also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rock bass — /bas/ 1. a game fish, Ambloplites rupestris, of the sunfish family, inhabiting freshwater streams of the eastern U.S. 2. See striped bass. [1805 15, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • rock bass — noun Date: 1811 a brown spotted sunfish (Ambloplites rupestris) found especially in the upper Mississippi River valley and Great Lakes region …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • northern rock bass — raudonakis akmenyninis ešerys statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Ambloplites rupestris angl. northern rock bass; redeye; red eyed bass rus. красноглазый каменный окунь ryšiai: platesnis terminas –… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

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