bullhead

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English[edit]

brown bullhead (Ameiurus nebulosus)

Etymology[edit]

bull +‎ head

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bullhead ‎(plural bullheads)

  1. (Canada, US) any of a variety of related species of generally dark-colored catfish in the family Ictaluridae.
    1. (Canada, US) The black bullhead, Ameiurus melas.
    2. (Canada, US) The brown bullhead, Ameiurus nebulosus.
    3. (Canada, US) 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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