Hammerhead also known as Momaw Nadon is also a Character from the Star Wars universe, seen only in one scene from Episode iv where Ben Kenobi and Luke Skywalker were in the Mos Eisley Space Port Cantina. A very oddly shaped head is his trademark, thus his nickname. In the extended universe he was part of the rebel alliance.

Ham"mer*head` (?), n.

1. Zool.

A shark of the genus Sphyrna or Zygaena, having the eyes set on projections from the sides of the head, which gives it a hammer shape. The Sphyrna zygaena is found in the North Atlantic. Called also hammer fish, and balance fish.

2. Zool.

A fresh-water fish; the stone-roller.

3. Zool.

An African fruit bat (Hypsignathus monstrosus); -- so called from its large blunt nozzle.

 

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