palmetto bass

noun

Definition of palmetto bass

: 2wiper
  • 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

First Known Use of palmetto bass

1973

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