Bull"head` (?), n.

1. Zool. (a)

A fresh-water fish of many species, of the genus Uranidea, esp. U. gobio of Europe, and U. Richardsoni of the United States; -- called also miller's thumb.


In America, several species of Amiurus; -- called also catfish, horned pout, and bullpout.


A marine fish of the genus Cottus; the sculpin.

2. Zool. (a)

The black-bellied plover (Squatarola helvetica); -- called also beetlehead.


The golden plover.


A stupid fellow; a lubber.



4. Zool.

A small black water insect.

E. Phillips.

Bullhead whiting Zool., the kingfish of Florida (Menticirrus alburnus).


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