genus Odontaspis


genus Odontaspis
noun
type and sole genus of Carchariidae: sand sharks
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Meronyms: ↑sand tiger, ↑sand shark, ↑Carcharias taurus, ↑Odontaspis taurus

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  • Carcharias — noun type and sole genus of Carchariidae: sand sharks • Syn: ↑genus Carcharias, ↑Odontaspis, ↑genus Odontaspis • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Carchariidae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary


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