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flathead

[flat-hed]
noun, plural (especially collectively) flathead (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) flatheads.
any of several scorpaenoid fishes of the family Platycephalidae, chiefly inhabiting waters of the Indo-Pacific region and used for food.

Origin:
1825–35; flat1 + head

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Flathead

[flat-hed]
noun
a river in SE British Columbia and NW Montana, flowing S to Flathead Lake and S and W to the Clark Fork River. 240 miles (385 km) long.

Flathead

[flat-hed]
noun
1.
a member of a tribe of Salishan Indians of northwest Montana.
2.
a Chinook Indian.

Origin:
1530–40; so called from their supposed practice of flattening their children's heads

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flathead (ˈflætˌhɛd)
 
n , pl -head, -heads
any Pacific scorpaenoid food fish of the family Platycephalidae, which resemble gurnards

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