genus Roccus

noun
a genus of Serranidae
Syn: ↑Roccus
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Serranidae, ↑family Serranidae
Member Meronyms: ↑striped bass, ↑striper, ↑Roccus saxatilis, ↑rockfish

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  • Roccus — noun a genus of Serranidae • Syn: ↑genus Roccus • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Serranidae, ↑family Serranidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Roccus saxatilis — noun marine food and game fish with dark longitudinal stripes; migrates upriver to spawn; sometimes placed in the genus Morone • Syn: ↑striped bass, ↑striper, ↑rockfish • Hypernyms: ↑sea bass • Member Holonyms: ↑Roccus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Roccus chrysops — Bass Bass (b[.a]s), n.; pl. {Bass}, and sometimes {Basses} (b[.a]s [e^]z). [A corruption of barse.] (Zo[ o]l.) 1. An edible, spiny finned fish, esp. of the genera {Roccus}, {Labrax}, and related genera. There are many species. [1913 Webster] Note …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Roccus interruptus — Bass Bass (b[.a]s), n.; pl. {Bass}, and sometimes {Basses} (b[.a]s [e^]z). [A corruption of barse.] (Zo[ o]l.) 1. An edible, spiny finned fish, esp. of the genera {Roccus}, {Labrax}, and related genera. There are many species. [1913 Webster] Note …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Roccus lineatus — Bass Bass (b[.a]s), n.; pl. {Bass}, and sometimes {Basses} (b[.a]s [e^]z). [A corruption of barse.] (Zo[ o]l.) 1. An edible, spiny finned fish, esp. of the genera {Roccus}, {Labrax}, and related genera. There are many species. [1913 Webster] Note …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Roccus chrysops — White White (hw[imac]t), a. [Compar. {Whiter} (hw[imac]t [ e]r); superl. {Whitest}.] [OE. whit, AS. hw[imac]t; akin to OFries. and OS. hw[=i]t, D. wit, G. weiss, OHG. w[=i]z, hw[=i]z, Icel. hv[=i]tr, Sw. hvit, Dan. hvid, Goth. hweits, Lith.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Roccus Americanus — Perch Perch (p[ e]rch), n. [Written also {pearch}.] [OE. perche, F. perche, L. perca, fr. Gr. pe rkh; cf. perkno s dark colored, Skr. p[.r][,c]ni spotted, speckled, and E. freckle.] (Zo[ o]l.) 1. Any fresh water fish of the genus Perca and of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fish genus — noun any of various genus of fish • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Cyprinus, ↑genus Cyprinus, ↑Abramis, ↑genus Abramis, ↑Tinca, ↑genus Tinca, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • striped bass — noun 1. caught along the Atlantic coast of the United States • Syn: ↑striper • Hypernyms: ↑sea bass, ↑bass 2. marine food and game fish with dark longitudinal stripes; migrates upriver to spawn; sometimes placed in the genus Morone • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • rockfish — noun 1. the lean flesh of any of various valuable market fish caught among rocks • Hypernyms: ↑saltwater fish • Hyponyms: ↑redfish, ↑rosefish, ↑ocean perch 2. marine food fish found among rocks along the northern coasts of Europe and America • …   Useful english dictionary

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