any of several scorpaenoid fishes of the family Platycephalidae, chiefly inhabiting waters of the Indo-Pacific region and used for food.
Other definitions for flat head (2 of 4)
a flat screw head.
Other definitions for Flathead (3 of 4)
Also called Bit·ter·root Sa·lish [bit-er-root sey-lish] /ˈbɪt ər rut ˈseɪ lɪʃ/ . a member of an Indigenous people of northwest Montana.
a member of a confederated nation of Salish and Kootenay peoples, established in 1855 and located in northwest Montana.
a member of the Chinook people.
of or relating to any of the peoples historically known as Flathead or to their languages.
Other definitions for Flathead (4 of 4)
a river in SE British Columbia and NW Montana, flowing S to Flathead Lake and S and W to the Clark Fork River. 240 miles (385 km) long.
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How to use flathead in a sentence
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The biggest parade in the flathead was back after a pandemic hiatus, with a new sponsor promising a reinvigorated celebration and a charitable cause everyone could rally around, the local veterans food pantry.Montanans used to live and let live. Now bitter confrontations cloud Big Sky Country. | Lisa Rein | October 25, 2021 | Washington Post
I dern near bust my head open jest thinkin' up ways to make the flathead see.In the Arena | Booth Tarkington
Again we were near the flathead, and beyond it lay the blue and purple of the Kootenai Hills.Tenting To-night | Mary Roberts Rinehart
It turned the flathead beside us to golden glory, and transformed the evergreen thickets into fairy glades of light and shadow.Tenting To-night | Mary Roberts Rinehart
The flathead Indian is deformed in babyhood by being compressed between boards until the head changes its shape.What a Young Woman Ought to Know | Mary Wood-Allen
However, minke whales have a flathead in front of their two blow holes and are black to dark gray on the back.Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises of the Western North Atlantic | Stephen Leatherwood
British Dictionary definitions for flathead
any Pacific scorpaenoid food fish of the family Platycephalidae, which resemble gurnards
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