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 for Shovelnose
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Shovelnose \Shov"el*nose`\, n. (Zool.)
     (a) The common sand shark. See under Snad.
     (b) A small California shark ({Heptranchias maculatus),
         which is taken for its oil.
     (c) A Pacific Ocean shark ({Hexanchus corinus).
     (d) A ganoid fish of the Sturgeon family ({Scaphirhynchus
         platyrhynchus) of the Mississippi and Ohio rivers; --
         called also white sturgeon.
         [1913 Webster]

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