shovelnose sturgeon

a small sturgeon, Scaphirhynchus platorhynchus, of the Mississippi River, having a broad, flat snout.
Also called hackleback.

1880–85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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