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snake·head

 (snāk′hĕd′)
n.
1. Any of various edible freshwater predatory fishes of the family Channidae, having an elongated body with long dorsal and anal fins and large scales on the head, native to Asia and Africa and established elsewhere.
3. Slang A person who smuggles undocumented Chinese immigrants into the United States and other countries.

snakehead

(ˈsneɪkˌhed)
n
(Law) a Chinese criminal involved in the illegal transport of Chinese citizens to other parts of the world
[C20: origin uncertain]

snake•head

(ˈsneɪkˌhɛd)

n.
a turtlehead plant.
[1775–85, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snakehead - showy perennial of marshlands of eastern and central North America having waxy lanceolate leaves and flower with lower part creamy white and upper parts pale pink to deep purplesnakehead - showy perennial of marshlands of eastern and central North America having waxy lanceolate leaves and flower with lower part creamy white and upper parts pale pink to deep purple
Chelone, genus Chelone - herbaceous perennials: shellflower
bog plant, marsh plant, swamp plant - a semiaquatic plant that grows in soft wet land; most are monocots: sedge, sphagnum, grasses, cattails, etc; possibly heath
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This legislation will support the prevention, early detection, rapid response and eradication of invasive species, such as giant hogweed and northern snakehead.
The Walking Snakehead Fish can breathe air, survive on land for four days and can slither 400m on wet ground.
The blue dwarf snakehead fish, from West Bengal, India, breathes air and can wriggle up to a quarter of a mile over wet ground between water.
Q The former boss who fired me was such a snakehead I would choke if I had to say anything good about him.
The dead fish were mainly carp, chub and snakehead.
Washington, August 8 ( ANI ): A Spotsylvania County plumber broke two world records as he caught a 17-pound, 6-ounce northern snakehead, which is officially the biggest ever caught, according to the International Game Fish Association.
THE Royal Golf Club's course maintenance team has introduced 1,000 Tilapia fish and 200 Snakehead fish into the numerous lakes as part of a three-year plan to improve water quality and the eco-system at the facility.
The Royal Golf Club's course maintenance team has introduced 1,000 Tilapia fish and 200 Snakehead fish into its six lakes as part of a three-year plan to improve water quality and the eco-system at the facility.
I have fished across the globe for some of the over 30 species of snakehead, and can attest that these are great targets for fly anglers.
can confirm that it has completed the sale of a majority of it's assets to SnakeHead Software LLC.
The Snakehead Bank south of Kodiak Island, Alaska, was surveyed repeatedly over 4 days and nights.
Among the periods are the proto-Maya Olmec cities of San Lorenzo and La Venta 1250-400 BC, the Mirador Basin in times long gone 1000 BC-AD 150, Calakmul and the Snakehead Dynasty as a Maya superpower, and terminal classic in the Yucatan AD 800-1100.