brown bullhead (Ameiurus nebulosus)
A bullhead chronograph


bull +‎ head



bullhead (plural bullheads)

  1. (Canada, US) any of a variety of related species of generally dark-colored catfish in the family Ictaluridae.
    1. (Canada, US) The black bullhead, Ameiurus melas.
    2. (Canada, US) The brown bullhead, Ameiurus nebulosus.
    3. (Canada, US) The yellow bullhead, Ameiurus natalis.
      Synonym: mudcat
  2. (Europe, Asia) Any of various sculpins of the suborder Scorpaenoidei
  3. (Europe, Asia) The European bullhead, Cottus gobio.
  4. (New Zealand) A fish of species Gobiomorphus gobioides.
  5. (rare) An obstinate person.
  6. (rail transport) A bullhead rail.
  7. (horology) A chronograph (watch or stopwatch) with two push buttons arranged like the horns of a bull on the top end of the case, typically with the crown between them.


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