Bull"head` (&?;), n. 1.
(Zoöl.) (a) A fresh-water fish of many
species, of the genus Uranidea, esp. U. gobio of Europe, and
U. Richardsoni of the United States; -- called also miller's
thumb. (b) In America, several species of
Amiurus; -- called also catfish, horned pout, and
bullpout. (c) A marine fish of the genus
Cottus; the sculpin.
2. (Zoöl.) (a) The
black-bellied plover (Squatarola helvetica); -- called also
beetlehead. (b) The golden
3. A stupid fellow; a lubber. [Colloq.]
4. (Zoöl.) A small black water
insect. E. Phillips.
Bullhead whiting (Zoöl.), the kingfish
of Florida (Menticirrus alburnus).