Meaning of BULLHEAD in English


/bool"hed'/ , n.

1. any of several North American, freshwater catfishes of the genus Ictalurus, having a rounded or truncate caudal fin.

2. any of several other fishes, as the freshwater sculpins of the genus Cottus, esp. those species having a hornlike spine on each side of the head.

3. an obstinate or stupid person.

[ 1665-75, Amer.; BULL 1 + HEAD ]

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