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cabezon

[ kab-uh-zon; Spanish kah-be-sawn ]
/ 藞k忙b 蓹藢z蓲n; Spanish 藢k蓱 尾蓻藞s蓴n /
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noun, plural cab路e路zo路nes [kab-uh-zoh-neyz; Spanish kah-be-saw-nes], /藞k忙b 蓹藢zo蕣 ne瑟z; Spanish 藢k蓱 尾蓻藞s蓴 n蓻s/, cab路e路zons.
any of several large-headed fishes, especially a sculpin, Scorpaenichthys marmoratus, of Pacific coastal waters of North America.
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Also cab路e路zone [kab-uh-zohn, kab-uh-zohn]. /藞k忙b 蓹藢zo蕣n, 藢k忙b 蓹藞zo蕣n/.

Origin of cabezon

First recorded in 1875鈥80; from Spanish: 鈥渂ig head,鈥 equivalent to cabez(a) 鈥渉ead鈥 (from Vulgar Latin capitia (unattested), derivative of Latin caput 鈥渉ead鈥) + -on augmentative suffix
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British Dictionary definitions for cabezon

cabezon

cabezone (藞k忙b瑟藢z蓹蕣n)

/ (藞k忙b瑟z蓲n) /

noun
a large food fish, Scorpaenichthys marmoratus, of North American Pacific coastal waters, having greenish flesh: family Cottidae (bullheads and sea scorpions)

Word Origin for cabezon

Spanish, from cabeza head, ultimately from Latin caput
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