Shovelhead Shov"el*head`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A shark ({Sphryna tiburio}) allied to the hammerhead, and native of the warmer parts of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans; -- called also {bonnet shark}. [1913 Webster]

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