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freshwater drum

freshwater drum

noun

Definition of FRESHWATER DRUM

:  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

First Known Use of FRESHWATER DRUM

1879

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