shovel-nosed
adjective Date: 1707 having a broad flat head, nose, or beak

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  • Shovel-nosed — Shov el nosed , a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having a broad, flat nose; as, the shovel nosed duck, or shoveler. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shovel-nosed — [shuv′əlnōzd΄] adj. having a broad, flattened nose, head, or bill …   English World dictionary

  • shovel-nosed — shov′el nosed adj. zool. having the head, snout, or beak broad and flat like the blade of a shovel • Etymology: 1700–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • shovel-nosed — /shuv euhl nohzd /, adj. having the head, snout, or beak broad and flat like the blade of a shovel. [1700 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • shovel-nosed — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : having a broad flat head, nose, or beak * * * /shuv euhl nohzd /, adj. having the head, snout, or beak broad and flat like the blade of a shovel. [1700 10] …   Useful english dictionary

  • shovel-nosed — adjective Having a flattened beak or snout …   Wiktionary

  • shovel-nosed sturgeon — shovel nosed sturgeon, a small sturgeon of the Mississippi valley, that has a wide, blunt snout …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shovel-nosed sturgeon — Sturgeon Stur geon, n. [F. esturgeon, LL. sturio, sturgio, OHG. sturjo, G. st[ o]r; akin to AS. styria, styriga.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of large cartilaginous ganoid fishes belonging to {Acipenser} and allied genera of the family …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shovel-nosed rays — kastuvinės rajos statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas gentis atitikmenys: lot. Aptychotrema angl. shovel nosed rays rus. рохлевые скаты ryšiai: platesnis terminas – gitaržuvinės siauresnis terminas – Bankso kastuvinė raja… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • shovel-nosed dogfish — paprastasis ilgasnukis dygliaryklis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Deania calcea angl. arrowhead dogfish; birdbeak dogfish; shovel nosed dogfish rus. длиннорылая колючая акула ryšiai: platesnis… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

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