shovel nose

shovelnose

[shuhv-uhl-nohz]
noun
1.
any of various animals with a shovellike snout or head, as a guitarfish, Rhinobatos productus, of California.

Origin:
1700–10, Americanism; shovel + nose

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shovelnose (ˈʃʌvəlˌnəʊz)
 
n
an American freshwater sturgeon, Scaphirhynchus platorynchus, having a broad shovel-like snout

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