Redfish Red"fish` (r[e^]d"f[i^]sh`), n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The blueback salmon of the North Pacific; -- called also {nerka}. See {Blueback} (b) . (b) The rosefish. (c) A large California labroid food fish ({Trochocopus pulcher}); -- called also {fathead}. (d) The red bass, red drum, or drumfish. See the Note under {Drumfish}. [1913 Webster]

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