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.
A small black water insect.
Bullhead whiting Zool., the kingfish of Florida (Menticirrus alburnus).
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