sculpin: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (skul'pin), [key]
— pl. -pin, -pins.
  1. any small, freshwater fish of the genus Cottus, of the family Cottidae, having a large head with one or more spines on each side; bullhead.
  2. any of numerous marine fishes of the same family.
  3. (in California) a common scorpionfish, Scorpaena guttata.
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