Meaning of BULLHEAD in English

BULLHEAD

ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun

1. : any of numerous large-headed fishes: as

a. : any of several scorpaenid fishes: as

(1) : miller's-thumb 1

(2) : father-lasher

(3) : sea poacher

(4) : sculpin

b. : any of several catfishes (genus Ameiurus ) abundant in fresh waters of No. America

c. : a marine sciaenid food fish ( Laumus fasciatus ) of the southern United States

d. : a small primitive brown shark ( Heterodontus japonicus ) of Australasia

2. : a stupid person ; especially : one stupidly headstrong and stubborn

3.

a. : black-bellied plover

b. : golden plover

c. : american goldeneye

4. : a deformed or atrophied flower ; especially : one that is abnormally double

5. : a head (as of a rivet or a rail) of approximately bulbous section ; also : a bullheaded rail

6. : a caltrop ( Tribulus terrestris ) of the southwestern United States

7. also bullhead clam : a freshwater mussel ( Plethobasis cyphus ) of the upper Mississippi drainage with a nacreous shell used for making buttons

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