red drum

red drum
noun Date: 1709 a large coppery drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) chiefly of the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic coast of North America that has a black spot at the base of the tail and is an important game and food fish — called also channel bass, redfish

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