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Definition of "hornpout" []

  • A freshwater catfish (Ictalurus nebulosus) native to eastern North America, having a large head with barbels. Also called horned pout. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "hornpout" in a sentence
  • "If I'm not mistaken, I think a hornpout is just another namefor a bullhead catfish, that setup looks pretty slick but I wouldnt drive it out on the ice, then again, I live in so cal and the ice we get is maybe an inch thick haha"
  • "Yes | No | Report from creswell wrote 6 days 7 hours ago p.s. your correct cAnyBux90 hornpout is just another name for a brown bullhead"
  • "Opening day for us consisted of warm water species - bass, pickerel, bluegills, perch and hornpout."