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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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