Definition of cabezon in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkabəˌzän/ Pronunciation: /-ˌzōn/


A heavy-bodied fish with a broad tentacle above each eye and a green-brown body with white patches, found on the west coast of North America.
  • Scorpaenichthys marmoratus, family Cottidae.
Example sentences
  • Juveniles are taken by rockfishes and larger cabezon, as well as by lingcod and other sculpins.
  • The cabezons and lings on the north wall of the dry dock were huge.
  • We used to see lots of big lings and big cabezons, and even leopard sharks, even though you couldn't get close enough to get their pictures.



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Syllabification: cab·e·zon

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