white sea bass


Definition of white sea bass

: a large croaker (Atractoscion nobilis) of the Pacific coast of North America that is an important sport and food fish

Examples of white sea bass in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web When cod is unavailable, substitute haddock, hake, cusk, tilapia, pollock, striped bass, or white sea bass. Julia Rutland, Southern Living, "6 Common Types of Cod You'll Find at the Store," 30 June 2020 Honey buttermilk fried chicken, a voodoo shrimp martini and white sea bass crudo served with a glass of Erata Pinot Noir at Tavern House Kitchen + Bar.(Spencer Grant) A New American eatery with enviable harbor views recently opened in Newport Beach. Daily Pilot, "On Food: Coastal cuisine with harbor views at Newport’s Tavern," 3 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of white sea bass

1884, in the meaning defined above

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“White sea bass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20sea%20bass. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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