sheep heads


noun, plural (especially collectively) sheephead (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) sheepheads.
a large California food fish, Semicossyphus pulcher, of the wrasse family.
Also called fathead, redfish.

1535–45; so called from the resemblance of its teeth to those of a sheep Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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