- (fish) A family of perciform fish native to Africa and Asia, Channidae.
- (slang) A Chinese smuggler, especially one who smuggles people
- A showy perennial plant, Chelone glabra, found in North American marshlands; the turtlehead
- A loose, bent-up end of one of the strap rails, or flat rails, formerly used on American railroads. It was sometimes so bent by the passage of a train as to slip over a wheel and pierce the bottom of a car.
- The Guinea-hen flower, Fritillaria meleagris.