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ˈskʌl pɪnsculpin

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sculpinnoun

    any of numerous spiny large-headed usually scaleless scorpaenoid fishes with broad mouths

Wiktionary

  1. sculpinnoun

    A small fish of the family Cottidae, usually lacking scales. Often found on river bottoms and in tidal pools.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sculpinnoun

    any one of numerous species of marine cottoid fishes of the genus Cottus, or Acanthocottus, having a large head armed with sharp spines, and a broad mouth. They are generally mottled with yellow, brown, and black. Several species are found on the Atlantic coasts of Europe and America

    Etymology: [Written also skulpin.]

  2. Sculpinnoun

    a large cottoid market fish of California (Scorpaenichthys marmoratus); -- called also bighead, cabezon, scorpion, salpa

    Etymology: [Written also skulpin.]

  3. Sculpinnoun

    the dragonet, or yellow sculpin, of Europe (Callionymus lura)

    Etymology: [Written also skulpin.]

Freebase

  1. Sculpin

    A Sculpin is a fish that belongs to the order Scorpaeniformes, suborder Cottoidei and superfamily Cottoidea, that contains 11 families, 149 genera, and 756 species. These totals will likely change as more molecular work is done.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sculpin

    skul′pin, n. (slang) a mischief-making fellow: a name given to the Dragonet, and also in the United States to various marine species of Cottus or Bull-head.—Also Skul′pin.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sculpin in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sculpin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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