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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The European bass (Roccus lupus syn. Labrax lupus); -- called also sea dace.
  • The cunner.
  • The sea bass.
  • The name is applied also to other species of fishes.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A percoideous fish, Labrax lupus, or some species of that genus; a sea-dace; a bass.
  • n. A serranoid fish of the genus Serranus; any serranoid.
  • n. The redfish or rose-fish, Sebastes viviparus or marinus. See cut under Sebastes.
  • n. Same as cunner.
  • n. In New Zealand: A scorpænoid fish, Sebastapistes cottoides.
  • n. A labroid fish, Pseudolabrus celidotus.
  • n. In Australia, Latris antarcticus, a fish of the family Cirrhitidæ.


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