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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Drum·fish n. Zool. Any fish of the family Sciænidæ, 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 (Sciæna ocellata), and the fresh-water drum or croaker (Aplodionotus grunniens), are related species.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : small to medium-sized bottom-dwelling food and game fishes
          of shallow coastal and fresh waters that make a drumming
          noise [syn: drum]
      [also: drumfishes (pl)]