bullhead

noun bull·head \ -ˌhed \
Updated on: 25 Nov 2017

Definition of bullhead

: any of various large-headed fishes (such as a sculpin); especially : any of several common freshwater catfishes (genus Ameiurus sometimes included in the genus Ictalurus) of the U.S.

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First Known Use of bullhead

15th century


BULLHEAD Defined for Kids

bullhead

noun bull·head \ ˈbu̇l-ˌhed \

Definition of bullhead for Students

: any of various fishes with large heads

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