sheephead

sheephead
variant of sheepshead

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/sheep"hed'/, n., pl. (esp. collectively) sheephead, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) sheepheads.
a large California food fish, Semicossyphus pulcher, of the wrasse family. Also called fathead, redfish.
[1535-45; so called from the resemblance of its teeth to those of a sheep]

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sheephead
obs. var. sheep's-head.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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