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a common shark, Sphyrna tiburo, of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, having a shovel-shaped head: family Sphyrnidae (hammerheads)


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  • Shoveling

    noun 1. an implement consisting of a broad blade or scoop attached to a long handle, used for taking up, removing, or throwing loose matter, as earth, snow, or coal. 2. any fairly large contrivance or machine with a broad blade or scoop for taking up or removing loose matter: a steam shovel. 3. a […]

  • Shovelnose

    noun 1. any of various animals with a shovellike snout or head, as a guitarfish, Rhinobatos productus, of California. 2. shovelnose sturgeon. noun 1. an American freshwater sturgeon, Scaphirhynchus platorynchus, having a broad shovel-like snout

  • Shovel-nosed

    [shuhv-uh l-nohzd] /ˈʃʌv əlˌnoʊzd/ adjective 1. having the head, snout, or beak broad and flat like the blade of a shovel.

  • Shovelnose-catfish

    noun 1. flathead catfish. 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.

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