Definition of cabezon in English:

cabezon

Pronunciation /ˈkabəzän/ /ˈkæbəzɑn/ /ˌkabəˈzōn/ /ˌkæbəˈzoʊn/

noun

  • A heavy-bodied fish with a broad tentacle above each eye and a green-brown body with white patches, found on the west coast of North America.

    Scorpaenichthys marmoratus, family Cottidae

    ‘Juveniles are taken by rockfishes and larger cabezon, as well as by lingcod and other sculpins.’
    • ‘The cabezons and lings on the north wall of the dry dock were huge.’
    • ‘We used to see lots of big lings and big cabezons, and even leopard sharks, even though you couldn't get close enough to get their pictures.’
    • ‘The intertidal zone supplies fishermen with surf perch, cabezons, blennies, rock fish, pricklebacks, mussels and sea urchins.’
    • ‘You are allowed two ling cods over 22 inches in length, cabezons have to be 16 inches in length, and sea trouts must be at least 10 inches in length.’

Origin

Spanish.