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shovelhead

[shuhv-uh l-hed] /ˈʃʌv əlˌhɛd/
noun
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85, Americanism; shovel + head
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shovelhead

/ˈʃʌvəlˌhɛd/
noun
1.
a common shark, Sphyrna tiburo, of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, having a shovel-shaped head: family Sphyrnidae (hammerheads)
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