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a. A croaking animal, especially a frog.
b. A person who grumbles or habitually predicts evil.
2. Any of various marine and freshwater fishes of the family Sciaenidae that make a croaking sound by vibrating certain muscles attached to the swim bladder.
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1. (Zoology) an animal, bird, etc, that croaks
2. (Animals) any of various mainly tropical marine sciaenid fishes, such as Umbrina roncador (yellowfin croaker), that utter croaking noises
3. a grumbling person
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1. one that croaks.
2. any fish of the family Sciaenidae that produces sounds with its muscular swim bladder.
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|Noun||1.||croaker - the lean flesh of a saltwater fish caught along Atlantic coast of southern U.S.|
croaker - any of several fishes that make a croaking noise
saltwater fish - flesh of fish from the sea used as food
|2.||croaker - any of several fishes that make a croaking noise|
sciaenid, sciaenid fish - widely distributed family of carnivorous percoid fishes having a large air bladder used to produce sound
Atlantic croaker, Micropogonias undulatus - a silvery-bodied croaker with dark markings and tiny barbels
surf fish, surffish, Umbrina roncador, yellowfin croaker - a fish of the Pacific coast of North America
chenfish, Genyonemus lineatus, white croaker, kingfish - small silvery marine food fish found off California
queenfish, Seriphus politus, white croaker - silvery and bluish drumfish of shallow California coastal waters
croaker - the lean flesh of a saltwater fish caught along Atlantic coast of southern U.S.
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