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shovelnose sturgeon

noun
  1. a small sturgeon, Scaphirhynchus platorhynchus, of the Mississippi River, having a broad, flat snout.
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Origin of shovelnose sturgeon

First recorded in 1880–85
Also called hackleback.
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