sea bass


Definition of sea bass

1 : any of numerous marine bony fishes (family Serranidae) that are usually smaller and more active than the groupers especially : a food and sport fish (Centropristis striata) of the Atlantic coast of the U.S.
2 : any of numerous croakers or drums including noted sport and food fishes

Examples of sea bass in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Best bets are the mushroom ravioli, sea bass (so fresh) and the diabolically delicious arancini. Katie Kelly Bell, Forbes, 3 June 2021 Also among the seafood offerings are grilled Dover sole, baked Maine lobster, and grilled black sea bass. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, 19 May 2021 But many commercial fishermen in New England remain staunchly opposed to the wind turbines, proposed to be built on traditional fishing grounds for scallops, squid, sea bass and other fish. Author: Joshua Partlow, Anchorage Daily News, 11 May 2021 In August, a survey boat working for Ørsted was about nine miles southwest of the tip of Long Island, close to where 67-year-old Ace Auteri, had laid out rows of fish pots to catch sea bass. Washington Post, 8 May 2021 Across the lobby, Steak 954 offers a a fine dining steak and seafood experience including miso sea bass, lobster tagliatelle and a steak selection of filet, strip, rib-eye, porterhouse and both American and Japanese wagyu. Brandon Schultz, Forbes, 7 May 2021 Crab and egg strata, $15; eggs Benedict, $15; sea bass $33; and rack of lamb, $28. Marc Bona, cleveland, 3 May 2021 Filet mignon and sea bass are on the menu for the main, accompanied by mashed potatoes and vegetables, with peach cobbler and apple pie with ice cream the dessert. Ben Morse, CNN, 6 Apr. 2021 The Capital Grille, 44 Front St. in Hartford, is serving a prix fixe Easter brunch ($49) on April 4 starting at 10 a.m. Entrees include jumbo shrimp and grits, lobster frittata, New York strip and eggs, filet mignon and sea bass. Susan Dunne,, 23 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of sea bass

1765, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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13 Jun 2021

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“Sea bass.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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