Bullhead

Bull"head`

(), n. 1. (Zol.) (a) A fresh-water fish of many species, of the genus Uranidea, esp. Uranidea gobio of Europe, and Uranidea Richardsoni of the United States; -- called also miller's thumb. (b) In America, several species of Amiurus; -- called also catfish, horned pout, and bullpout. (c) A marine fish of the genus Cottus; the sculpin.
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2. (Zol.) (a) The black-bellied plover (Squatarola helvetica); -- called also beetlehead. (b) The golden plover.
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3. A stupid fellow; a lubber. [Colloq.] Jonson.
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4. (Zol.) A small black water insect. E. Phillips.
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Bullhead whiting (Zol.), the kingfish of Florida (Menticirrus alburnus).
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