a bullhead, especially the brown bullhead.
Origin of horned pout
First recorded in 1830–40
Also called hornpout.
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British Dictionary definitions for horned pout
a North American catfish, Ameiurus (or Ictalurus) nebulosus, with a sharp spine on the dorsal and pectoral fins and eight long barbels around the mouth: family AmeiuridaeAlso called: brown bullhead
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