freshwater drum
noun Date: 1879 a croaker (Aplodinotus grunniens) of the Great Lakes and Mississippi River valley that may attain a weight of 50 pounds (23 kilograms) or more — called also sheepshead, white perch

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  • freshwater drum — Ichthyol. an edible drum, Aplodinotus grunniens, of the fresh waters of North and Central America, sometimes reaching a weight of 60 lb. (27 kg). [1940 45] * * * …   Universalium

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