bullhead

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brown bullhead (Ameiurus nebulosus)

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bull +‎ head

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bullhead (plural bullheads)

  1. (North America) any of a variety of related species of generally dark-colored catfish in the family Ictaluridae.
    1. (North America) The black bullhead, Ameiurus melas.
    2. (North America) The brown bullhead, Ameiurus nebulosus.
    3. (North America) The yellow bullhead, Ameiurus natalis.
  2. (Europe, Asia) Any of various sculpins of the order Scorpaeniformes
  3. (Europe, Asia) The European bullhead, Cottus gobio.
  4. (rail transport) bullhead rail

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