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1. Any of several stocky North American freshwater catfishes of the genus Ameiurus, having a tail that is not forked.
2. Any of several sculpins, especially the miller's thumb.
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1. (Animals) any of various small northern mainly marine scorpaenoid fishes of the family Cottidae that have a large head covered with bony plates and spines
2. (Animals) any freshwater North American catfish of the genus Ameiurus (or Ictalurus), having a large head bearing several long barbels
3. (Animals) a scorpion fish, Scorpaena guttata, of North American Pacific coastal waters
4. informal a stupidly stubborn or unintelligent person
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. any small North American freshwater catfish of the genus Ictalurus, having a truncate caudal fin.
2. an unreasonably obstinate person.
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|Noun||1.||bullhead - freshwater sculpin with a large flattened bony-plated head with hornlike spines|
sculpin - any of numerous spiny large-headed usually scaleless scorpaenoid fishes with broad mouths
|2.||bullhead - any of several common freshwater catfishes of the United States|
siluriform fish, catfish - any of numerous mostly freshwater bottom-living fishes of Eurasia and North America with barbels like whiskers around the mouth
brown bullhead - freshwater catfish of eastern United States
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