Cabezone

cabezon

[kab-uh-zon; Spanish kah-ve-sawn]
noun, plural cabezones [kab-uh-zoh-neyz; Spanish kah-ve-saw-nes] , cabezons.
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] .


Origin:
< Spanish, equivalent to cabez(a) head (< Vulgar Latin *capitia, derivative of Latin caput head) + -on augmentative suffix

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cabezon or cabezone (ˈkæbɪzɒn, ˈkæbɪˌzəʊn)
 
n
a large food fish, Scorpaenichthys marmoratus, of North American Pacific coastal waters, having greenish flesh: family Cottidae (bullheads and sea scorpions)
 
[Spanish, from cabeza head, ultimately from Latin caput]
 
cabezone or cabezone
 
n
 
[Spanish, from cabeza head, ultimately from Latin caput]

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