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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.]
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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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If by some ill-fated quirk of the gene pool you are not a fish eater, you can still love catching snakeheads and letting them go.
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Murrels commonly called snakeheads are one of the best and excellent table size fish in India as well as in South East Asia.
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Tilapia reproduce extremely quickly so the predatory Snakeheads, which are native to Africa and Asia, have also been introduced simultaneously to keep the Tilapia population under control.
just mind your toes if you slip into the water, have you seen the teeth on those Snakeheads?
Northern snakeheads are established in Pennsylvania and New York, and small numbers have been caught in California, Florida, Massachusetts and North Carolina.