Pronunciation: (lärj'mouth" bas'), [key]
a North American freshwater game fish, Micropterus salmoides, having an upper jaw extending behind the eye and a broad, dark, irregular stripe along each side of the body. Cf. smallmouth bass. See illus. under bass. Also,large'-mouth bass'.
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