horned pout


: a bullhead (genus Ameiurus)
especially : a common mottled olive to brown bullhead (A. nebulosus synonym Ictalurus nebulosus) of eastern North America that has been introduced into western streams

Word History

First Known Use

1837, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of horned pout was in 1837

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“Horned pout.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/horned%20pout. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

Kids Definition

horned pout

: a common bullhead of the eastern U.S.

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