whiterock bass

noun

white·​rock bass ˈ(h)wīt-ˌräk- How to pronounce whiterock bass (audio)
: wiper entry 2
White bass and striped bass have solid stripes on their bodies. The hybrid fish, also called wipers or whiterock bass, have broken horizontal stripes, grow larger than white bass and are more tolerant of warm water than stripers.D'Arcy Egan
Dan caught one of the weirdest world records imaginable, a 25.38-pound wiper on 12-pound line. A wiper? Yep. It's a cross between a white bass and a striped bass, also known as a whiterock bass.Tom Stienstra

Word History

First Known Use

1978, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of whiterock bass was in 1978

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“Whiterock bass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whiterock%20bass. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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