sea bass

noun

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 Black sea bass stands in for chicken, the fish stuffed with mushroom duxelle and set atop a meaty, chewy king trumpet mushroom. Caroline Hatchett, Robb Report, 1 July 2022 Expect classics such as fish tacos featuring the day’s local catch and empanadas along with creations spotlighting fish such as red mullet, octopus, prawns and sea bass. Laurie Werner, Forbes, 15 July 2022 In his first Slow Food Fast recipe, Mr. Psaltis grills whole sea bass and peels the warm fillets right off the bone. Kitty Greenwald, WSJ, 6 July 2022 The seafood linguine with flying fish roe is a winner, as is the sea bass fillet with gnocchi, eggplant, and cashew, in lemon butter and cilantro. Isabelle Kliger, Forbes, 1 June 2022 Main dish options include: lasagne bolognese, crispy porchetta with fregola, apples, dates and almonds or roasted sea bass with fennel, lemon, tomato and olives. Georgann Yara, The Arizona Republic, 16 May 2022 The dinner box for two has an appetizer of focaccia, fig jam, prosciutto, blue cheese and arugula; a burrata salad; an entrée of New York strip of sea bass; and a dessert pastry box. Susan Dunne, Hartford Courant, 26 Apr. 2022 At the reception, Tuscan filet mignon and sea bass were served at one long table with low flowers and a sea of candles down the middle. Christian Allaire, Vogue, 28 Mar. 2022 Inside the gala, guests dined on short ribs and sea bass and watched the 64th Annual Grammy Awards. Nicole Pajer, Variety, 4 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of sea bass

1765, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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12 Aug 2022

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“Sea bass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sea%20bass. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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