Definition of bass noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//bæs//
; NAmE NAmE//bæs//
[countable, uncountable] (pl. bass) Fish
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a sea or freshwater fish that is used for food Fresh sea bass is a great delicacy. See related entries: Fish Word Originlate Middle English: alteration of dialect barse, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch baars and German Barsch.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bass