Definition of Spoonbill catfish

1. Noun. Large catfish of central United States having a flattened head and projecting jaw.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spoonbill Catfish

spoon-meats
spoon bowl
spoon bowls
spoon bread
spoon excavator
spoon excavators
spoon food
spoon lure
spoon lures
spoon nail
spoonable
spoonbender
spoonbenders
spoonbending
spoonbill
spoonbill catfish (current term)
spoonbilled
spoonbills
spoonbowl
spoonbowls
spoonbread
spoondrift
spooned
spooneful
spoonefuls
spooner
spoonerism
spoonerisms
spooners
spooney

Literary usage of Spoonbill catfish

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1. Fresh-water Biology by Henry Baldwin Ward, George Chandler Whipple (1918)
"Another series probably including the spoonbill catfish take in large quantities of water and strain the plankton from it. They have weak teeth or none and ..."

2. The Sanitarian by Medico-Legal Society of New York (1900)
"... for seining privileges, brought to light by the fact that thousands of tons of spoonbill catfish are caught in the waters of that parish every year, ..."

3. Zoology: Descriptive and Practical by Buel Preston Colton (1903)
"The spoonbill catfish very much resembles a catfish, being smooth-skinned, but has a long, paddle-shaped upper jaw with which to stir up the mud from which ..."

4. The Historical World's Columbian Exposition and Chicago Guide by Horace Hills Morgan (1892)
"Then there will be the Carp, the Sun Fish, the Mullet, the Mollusks, Sturgeon, the Buffalo, the spoonbill catfish. But the Fisheries Department will by no ..."

5. Prairie and Forest: A Description of the Game of North America, with by Parker Gillmore (1874)
"First and foremost, from the size and peculiarity of formation, I will mention what the fisherman designated a " spoonbill catfish "—a name without doubt ..."

6. Prairie and Forest: A Description of the Game of North America, with by Parker Gillmore (1874)
"First and foremost, from the size and peculiarity of formation, I will mention what the fisherman designated a " spoonbill catfish "—a name without doubt ..."

7. Prairie and Forest: A Description of the Game of North America, with by Parker Gillmore (1874)
"First and foremost, from the size and peculiarity of formation, I will mention what the fisherman designated a " spoonbill catfish "—a name without doubt ..."

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