Pronunciation: (bool'hed"), [key]
1. any of several North American, freshwater catfishes of the genus Ictalurus, having a rounded or truncate caudal fin.
2. any of several other fishes, as the freshwater sculpins of the genus Cottus, esp. those species having a hornlike spine on each side of the head.
3. an obstinate or stupid person.
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