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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 croak·er /ˈkrokɚ/
 預報凶事者;鳴冤者;發牢騷者;呱呱叫的動物;黃花魚;臨死的人;悲觀者;醫生

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Croak·er n.
 1. One who croaks, murmurs, grumbles, or complains unreasonably; one who habitually forebodes evil.
 2. Zool. (a) A small American fish (Micropogon undulatus), of the Atlantic coast. (a) An American fresh-water fish (Aplodinotus grunniens); -- called also drum. (c) The surf fish of California.
 Note:When caught these fishes make a croaking sound; whence the name, which is often corrupted into crocus.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 croaker
      n 1: the lean flesh of a saltwater fish caught along Atlantic
           coast of southern U.S.
      2: any of several fishes that make a croaking noise