horned pout
noun Date: 1837 a bullhead (genus Ameiurus); especially a common mottled olive to brown bullhead (A. nebulosus syn. Ictalurus nebulosus) of eastern North America that has been introduced into western streams

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  • Horned pout — 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

  • Horned pout — Pout Pout, n. [Cf. {Eelpout}.] (Zo[ o]l.) The European whiting pout or bib. [1913 Webster] {Eel pout}. (Zo[ o]l.) See {Eelpout}. {Horn pout}, or {Horned pout}. (Zo[ o]l.) See {Bullhead} (b) . [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • horned pout — ☆ horned pout n. a bullhead catfish; esp., any of a brown species (Ictalurus nebulosus) of the E U.S.: also horn pout …   English World dictionary

  • horned pout — noun catfish common in eastern United States • Syn: ↑hornpout, ↑pout, ↑Ameiurus Melas • Hypernyms: ↑bullhead, ↑bullhead catfish * * * noun : bullhead 1b; …   Useful english dictionary

  • horned-pout — horn pout, horned pout see under ↑pout2 • • • Main Entry: ↑horn …   Useful english dictionary

  • horned pout — 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

  • horned pout — a bullhead, esp. the brown bullhead. Also called hornpout. [1830 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • 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

  • Horned bee — 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

  • Horned dace — 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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