Micropterus

noun
American freshwater black basses
Syn: ↑genus Micropterus
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Centrarchidae, ↑family Centrarchidae
Member Meronyms: ↑black bass

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\\ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷tərəs\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from micr- + -pterus; from the fact that the specimen on which the name was based had a mutilated dorsal fin and the author of the name consequently believed its fins were small
: a genus of sunfishes (family Centrarchidae) to which the American freshwater black basses belong

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