horned-pout

horned pout

noun
a bullhead, especially the brown bullhead.
Also called hornpout.


Origin:
1830–40

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horned pout
 
n
Also called: brown bullhead a North American catfish, Ameiurus (or Ictalurus) nebulosus, with a sharp spine on the dorsal and pectoral fins and eight long barbels around the mouth: family Ameiuridae

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