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  1. bullheadnoun

    freshwater sculpin with a large flattened bony-plated head with hornlike spines

  2. bullhead, bullhead catfishnoun

    any of several common freshwater catfishes of the United States


  1. bullheadnoun

    any of a variety of related species of generally dark-colored catfish in the family Ictaluridae.

  2. bullheadnoun

    The black bullhead, Ameiurus melas.

  3. bullheadnoun

    The brown bullhead, Ameiurus nebulosus.

  4. bullheadnoun

    The yellow bullhead, Ameiurus natalis.

  5. bullheadnoun

    Any of various sculpins of the order Scorpaeniformes

  6. bullheadnoun

    The European bullhead, Cottus gobio.

  7. bullheadnoun

    bullhead rail


  1. bullhead

    A bullhead is a type of freshwater fish belonging to the family Ictaluridae, mostly found in North America. They are characterized by a wide, flat head, and barbels that resemble a cat's whiskers, giving them the alternate name of 'catfish'. They typically have a dark brown or black color, and are known for their ability to survive in environments with low oxygen levels.

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  1. Bullheadnoun

    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

  2. Bullheadnoun

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

  3. Bullheadnoun

    a marine fish of the genus Cottus; the sculpin

  4. Bullheadnoun

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

  5. Bullheadnoun

    the golden plover

  6. Bullheadnoun

    a stupid fellow; a lubber

  7. Bullheadnoun

    a small black water insect


  1. Bullhead

    Bullhead is the third album by the Melvins released in 1991 through Boner Records. This album is notable for having longer song lengths than previous Melvins albums. Before this, most of their songs were under 2 or 3 minutes. The Japanese experimental rock/drone/metal band Boris took their name from the first track on this album.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bullhead in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bullhead in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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