Shov"el*nose` (?), n. Zool. (a)
The common sand shark. See under Snad.
A small California shark (Heptranchias maculatus), which is taken for its oil.
A Pacific Ocean shark (Hexanchus corinus).
A ganoid fish of the Sturgeon family (Scaphirhynchus platyrhynchus) of the Mississippi and Ohio rivers; -- called also white sturgeon.
© Webster 1913.