Sculpin meaning

skŭlpĭn
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Any of various marine and freshwater fishes chiefly of the family Cottidae, having a large flattened head with spines, few or no scales, and often fanlike pectoral fins.
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A scorpionfish (Scorpaena guttata) of California coastal waters.
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Any of a family (Cottidae) of small, generally scaleless, mostly marine percoid fishes with a spiny head and wide mouth.
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A scorpionfish (Scorpaena guttata) of the S California coast.
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A small fish of the family Cottidae, usually lacking scales. Often found on river bottoms and in tidal pools.
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Origin of sculpin

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    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition