shovelhead(redirected from shovelhead sharks)
Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to shovelhead sharks: hammerhead shark
(Animals) a common shark, Sphyrna tiburo, of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, having a shovel-shaped head: family Sphyrnidae (hammerheads)
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|Noun||1.||shovelhead - small harmless hammerhead having a spade-shaped head; abundant in bays and estuaries|