1. [syn: drum, drumfish]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Drumfish \Drum"fish`\, n. (Zool.)
Any fish of the family Sci[ae]nid[ae], which makes a loud
noise by means of its air bladder; -- called also drum.
Note: The common drumfish (Pogonias chromis) is a large
species, common south of New Jersey. The southern red
drum or red horse (Sci[ae]na ocellata), and the
fresh-water drum or croaker (Aplodionotus grunniens),
are related species.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: small to medium-sized bottom-dwelling food and game fishes
of shallow coastal and fresh waters that make a drumming
noise [syn: drum, drumfish]