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  Definition of Hammerhead
  1. medium-sized live-bearing shark with eyes at either end of a flattened hammer-shaped head; worldwide in warm waters; can be dangerous
  2. the striking part of a hammer
  3. these words are used to express a low opinion of someone''s intelligence
Similar Words: hammerhead shark, dunce, dunderhead, numskull, blockhead, bonehead, lunkhead, knucklehead, loggerhead, muttonhead

 

Hyponyms: smooth hammerhead, Sphyrna zygaena, smalleye hammerhead, Sphyrna tudes, shovelhead, bonnethead, bonnet shark, Sphyrna tiburo

 

Part Meronyms: hammer

 

Member Meronyms: Sphyrna, genus Sphyrna

 

 
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