Definition of shovelhead in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈʃʌv(ə)lhɛd/
(also shovelhead shark)


Another term for bonnethead.
Example sentences
  • Any day you can catch whiting and shovelhead sharks on the bottom with frozen shrimp.
  • Right after that we spotted a shovelhead shark of 4 to 5 ft. milling around, and I'm guessing that's what took off with her rig.
  • There are distinct sub-groups of this shark, including the bonnethead shark, the shovelhead shark, the smalleye hammerhead, the smooth hammerhead, and the black hammerhead.

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