red drum

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red drum

n.
A large food and game fish (Sciaenops ocellatus) of Atlantic coastal waters of North America and the Gulf of Mexico, having a reddish-bronze body with a black spot at the base of the tail. Also called channel bass.

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n.
a large edible drum, Sciaenops ocellatus, living in waters off the Atlantic coast of the U.S.
[1700–10, Amer.]
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Noun1.red drum - large edible fish found off coast of United States from Massachusetts to Mexicored drum - large edible fish found off coast of United States from Massachusetts to Mexico
drumfish, drum - small to medium-sized bottom-dwelling food and game fishes of shallow coastal and fresh waters that make a drumming noise
genus Sciaenops, Sciaenops - a genus of Sciaenidae