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cabezon

[kab-uh-zon; Spanish kah-ve-sawn] /ˈkæb əˌzɒn; Spanish ˌkɑ vɛˈsɔn/
noun, plural cabezones
[kab-uh-zoh-neyz; Spanish kah-ve-saw-nes] /ˈkæb əˌzoʊ neɪz; Spanish ˌkɑ vɛˈsɔ nɛs/ (Show IPA),
cabezons.
1.
any of several large-headed fishes, especially a sculpin, Scorpaenichthys marmoratus, of Pacific coastal waters of North America.
Also, cabezone
[kab-uh-zohn, kab-uh-zohn] /ˈkæb əˌzoʊn, ˌkæb əˈzoʊn/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
< Spanish, equivalent to cabez(a) head (< Vulgar Latin *capitia, derivative of Latin caput head) + -on augmentative suffix
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British Dictionary definitions for cabezone

cabezon

/ˈkæbɪzɒn/
noun
1.
a large food fish, Scorpaenichthys marmoratus, of North American Pacific coastal waters, having greenish flesh: family Cottidae (bullheads and sea scorpions)
Word Origin
Spanish, from cabeza head, ultimately from Latin caput
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