Definition of greyhead in English:

greyhead

noun

  • 1A person with grey hair; an elderly or old person.

  • 2The sperm whale, Physeter macrocephalus; especially an older male of this species with greyish markings on the head. Compare "grey-headed". Now rare.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Biblia: the Bible. From grey + head.

Pronunciation

greyhead

/ˈɡreɪhɛd/