white bass

noun

: a North American freshwater bony fish (Morone chrysops of the family Percichthyidae) that is used for food

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Richland Chambers - Royce Simmons, catfish, white bass, 903-389-4117. Matt Williams, Dallas News, 9 Dec. 2022 An existing advisory to consume white bass only once a month still remains in effect for the flowage due to existing high levels of PCBs as well as high levels of PFAS. Laura Schulte, Journal Sentinel, 7 July 2022 Good luck running out of things to do at Lake Livingston State Park, located on the shores of an 83,000-surface-acre lake, with catfish, perch, crappie and white bass galore. Perri Ormont Blumberg, Chron, 29 May 2022 An existing advisory also cautioned against consuming white bass more than once a month, due to high levels of PCBs, as well as high levels of PFAS. Laura Schulte, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 3 Mar. 2022 Hike into the sandstone canyons or scenic bluffs via 13 miles of marked trails or fish for white bass and walleye in the Illinois River. Megan Michelson, Outside Online, 19 May 2021 As the walleye run begins to tail off in April, the white bass bonanza begins and anglers can fill small coolers. D'arcy Egan, cleveland, 31 Mar. 2022 An existing advisory also cautioned against consuming white bass more than once a month, due to high levels of PCBs, as well as high levels of PFAS. Laura Schulte, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 3 Mar. 2022 An existing advisory also cautioned against consuming white bass more than once a month, due to high levels of PCBs, as well as high levels of PFAS. Laura Schulte, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 3 Mar. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1813, in the meaning defined above

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“White bass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20bass. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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