noun Date: 15th century any of various large-headed fishes (as a sculpin); especially any of several common freshwater catfishes (genus Ameiurus sometimes included in the genus Ictalurus) of the United States

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  • 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 — [bool′hed΄] n. [see BULL ] ☆ 1. any of a family (Ictaluridae) of North American freshwater catfishes 2. SCULPIN (sense 1) …   English World dictionary

  • bullhead — /bool hed /, n. 1. any of several North American, freshwater catfishes of the genus Ictalurus, having a rounded or truncate caudal fin. 2. any of several other fishes, as the freshwater sculpins of the genus Cottus, esp. those species having a… …   Universalium

  • bullhead — Golden Gold en (g[=o]ld n), a. [OE. golden; cf. OE. gulden, AS. gylden, from gold. See {Gold}, and cf. {Guilder}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Made of gold; consisting of gold. [1913 Webster] 2. Having the color of gold; as, the golden grain. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bullhead — Miller Mill er (m[i^]l [ e]r), n. 1. One who keeps or attends a flour mill or gristmill. [1913 Webster] 2. A milling machine. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A moth or lepidopterous insect; so called because the wings appear as if covered with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bullhead — noun /ˈbʌlˌhɛd/ a) any of a variety of related species of generally dark colored catfish in the family Ictaluridae. b) The black bullhead, Ameiurus melas. Syn: mudcat …   Wiktionary

  • bullhead — /ˈbʊlhɛd/ (say boolhed) noun (plural bullhead or bullheads) 1. a small European freshwater fish, Cottus gobio, having a number of strong spines, but devoid of scales. 2. Especially Coastal Qld a. a low growing plant, Emex australis, native to… …   Australian English dictionary

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