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


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    [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

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  • Shovelnose-sturgeon

    noun 1. a small sturgeon, Scaphirhynchus platorhynchus, of the Mississippi River, having a broad, flat snout.

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