bonnet head
bonnet head onnet head, bonnethead onnethead . (Zo["o]l.), small harmless hammerhead shark ({Sphyrna tiburio}) of the southern United States and West Indies, having a spade-shaped head; abundant in bays and estuaries.

Syn: shovelhead, bonnet shark, Sphyrna tiburo. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]


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