bullpout
Bullhead Bull"head`, n. 1. (Zo["o]l.) (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. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The black-bellied plover ({Squatarola helvetica}); -- called also {beetlehead}. (b) The golden plover. [1913 Webster]

3. A stupid fellow; a lubber. [Colloq.] --Jonson. [1913 Webster]

4. (Zo["o]l.) A small black water insect. --E. Phillips. [1913 Webster]

{Bullhead whiting} (Zo["o]l.), the kingfish of Florida ({Menticirrus alburnus}). [1913 Webster]


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  • Bullpout — Bull pout , n. (Zo[ o]l.) See {Bullhead}, 1 (b) . [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bullpout — ☆ bullpout [bo͞olpout΄ ] n. the common bullhead or horned pout of the E U.S …   English World dictionary

  • bullpout — ˈbu̇lˌpau̇t noun (plural bullpout also bullpouts) Etymology: bullhead + pout : the brown bullhead or a related catfish * * * /bool powt /, n. See horned pout. [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bullpout — /bool powt /, n. See horned pout. [1815 25, Amer.; BULL(HEAD) + POUT2] * * * …   Universalium

  • bullpout — bull·pout …   English syllables

  • beetlehead — Bullhead Bull head , n. 1. (Zo[ o]l.) (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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bubo Virginianus — Horned Horned, a. Furnished with a horn or horns; furnished with a hornlike process or appendage; as, horned cattle; having some part shaped like a horn. [1913 Webster] The horned moon with one bright star Within the nether tip. Coleridge. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bullhead — Bull head , n. 1. (Zo[ o]l.) (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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bullhead whiting — Bullhead Bull head , n. 1. (Zo[ o]l.) (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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cat owl — Horned Horned, a. Furnished with a horn or horns; furnished with a hornlike process or appendage; as, horned cattle; having some part shaped like a horn. [1913 Webster] The horned moon with one bright star Within the nether tip. Coleridge. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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