shovelhead


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shovelhead

(ˈʃʌvəlˌhɛd)
n
(Animals) a common shark, Sphyrna tiburo, of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, having a shovel-shaped head: family Sphyrnidae (hammerheads)
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Noun1.shovelhead - small harmless hammerhead having a spade-shaped headshovelhead - small harmless hammerhead having a spade-shaped head; abundant in bays and estuaries
hammerhead shark, hammerhead - medium-sized live-bearing shark with eyes at either end of a flattened hammer-shaped head; worldwide in warm waters; can be dangerous
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Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo is now home to the smallest members of the hammerhead shark family - the bonnethead or shovelhead sharks.
Dubai Aquarium has welcomed what aquarium managers said are "the smallest members in the hammerhead shark family, the aACAybonnethead or shovelhead sharks'.
When he thinks of peace, he thinks of sound: a barge horn, a plane buzzing in the summer sky, a truck tire thumping across Boston Bridge, a Shovelhead, the roar thick through the valley down Route 48.
I wore a Big Agnes Shovelhead down jacket inside my Bellyache to boost the bag's thermal properties in the Zagros mountains