follow Dictionary.com

Why is the ninth month called September?

flathead catfish

noun
1.
a yellow and brown catfish, Pylodictus olivaris, common in the central U.S., having a flattened head and a projecting lower jaw.
Also called goujon, mudcat, shovelnose catfish, spoonbill catfish.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples for flathead catfish
  • flathead catfish are aquatic predators, but that doesn't mean they don't get preyed upon themselves.
  • Fishing for flathead catfish is a hunt, a game of strategy.
  • Each of these methods works for channel, blue and flathead catfish.
  • flathead catfish in the river's lower reach have now been added to the advisory list, which otherwise remains unchanged.
  • There is no size limit for brown bullhead, channel or flathead catfish.
  • Blue and flathead catfish also congregate around submerged treetops.
  • flathead catfish, sometimes called yellow cats, are thought of as more predatory than channel cats.

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for flathead catfish

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for flathead

15
15
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for flathead catfish