palmetto bass

noun

Definition of palmetto bass

: wiper entry 2 Hybrid striped bass were first produced in South Carolina by crossing female striped bass with male white bass. Named palmetto bass, they provided a fast-growing sport fish suitable to ponds and lakes.— Bob Wattendforf

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1973, in the meaning defined above

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“Palmetto bass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/palmetto%20bass. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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