from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of various spiny fishes, especially certain scorpionfishes and sculpins.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • A European sculpin (Cottus scorpius) having the head armed with short spines.
  • The scorpene.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A European sculpin, Cottus scorpius, having the head armed with short spines.
  • noun The eurypteroid.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun marine fishes having a tapering body with an armored head and venomous spines


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