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shovelnose catfish

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flathead catfish

noun
1.
a yellow and brown catfish, Pylodictus olivaris, common in the central U.S., having a flattened head and a projecting lower jaw.
Also called goujon, mudcat, shovelnose catfish, spoonbill catfish.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45
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