type genus of the Sphyrnidae
Syn: ↑genus Sphyrna
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Sphyrnidae, ↑family Sphyrnidae
Member Meronyms: ↑hammerhead, ↑hammerhead shark

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\\ˈsfərnə\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, modification of Greek sphyra hammer
: a genus (the type of the family Sphyrnidae) of large voracious chiefly tropical sharks including the hammerhead shark

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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