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shovelhead

[ shuhv-uhl-hed ]
/ ˈʃʌv əlˌhɛd /
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noun
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Origin of shovelhead

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85; shovel + head
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British Dictionary definitions for shovelhead

shovelhead
/ (ˈʃʌvəlˌhɛd) /

noun
a common shark, Sphyrna tiburo, of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, having a shovel-shaped head: family Sphyrnidae (hammerheads)
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