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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shovelhead, bonnethead, bonnet shark, Sphyrna tiburonoun

    small harmless hammerhead having a spade-shaped head; abundant in bays and estuaries

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  1. bonnetheadnoun

    A form of hammerhead shark, Sphyrna tiburo

Wikipedia

  1. Bonnethead

    The bonnethead (Sphyrna tiburo), also called a bonnet shark or shovelhead, is a small member of the hammerhead shark genus Sphyrna, and part of the family Sphyrnidae. It is an abundant species in the littoral zone of the North Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico, is the only shark species known to display sexual dimorphism in the morphology of the head, and is the only shark species known to be omnivorous.

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  1. bonnethead

    A bonnethead is a type of small hammerhead shark, scientifically known as Sphyrna tiburo. It is characterized by a distinctively shaped head, which is flattened and laterally extended into a dome shape like a bonnet. They are found in warm coastal waters of the Western Hemisphere, mainly in the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. Bonnetheads are the smallest of the hammerhead species and are popular attractions in many aquariums.

Wikidata

  1. Bonnethead

    The bonnethead shark or shovelhead, Sphyrna tiburo, is a member of the hammerhead shark genus Sphyrna. The Greek word sphyrna translates as hammer, referring to the shape of this shark's head - tiburo is the Taino word for shark.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bonnethead in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bonnethead in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of bonnethead in a Sentence

  1. Samantha Leigh:

    We have always thought of sharks as strict carnivores, but the bonnethead is throwing a wrench into that idea by digesting a fair amount of the seagrass that they consume.

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