genus Carcharias

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 — prop. n. The type and sole genus of {Carchariidae}; the sand sharks. Syn: genus {Carcharias}, Odontaspis, genus {Odontaspis}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carcharias — Taxobox name = image caption = regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Chondrichthyes subclassis = Elasmobranchii ordo = Lamniformes familia = Odontaspididae genus = Carcharias genus authority = Rafinesque, 1810 subdivision ranks = Species… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

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

  • Carcharias taurus — noun shallow water shark with sharp jagged teeth found on both sides of Atlantic; sometimes dangerous to swimmers • Syn: ↑sand tiger, ↑sand shark, ↑Odontaspis taurus • Hypernyms: ↑shark • Member Holonyms: ↑Carcharias, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Carcharodon — noun man eating sharks • Syn: ↑Carcharodon • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Lamnidae, ↑family Lamnidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • fish genus — noun any of various genus of fish • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Cyprinus, ↑genus Cyprinus, ↑Abramis, ↑genus Abramis, ↑Tinca, ↑genus Tinca, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cystoderma carcharias — Scientific classification Kingdom: Fungi Phylum …   Wikipedia

  • Carcharodon carcharias — Carcharodon Carcharodon prop. n. A genus of sharks including man eating sharks, such as the great white shark, {Carcharodon carcharias}. Syn: genus {Carcharodon}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carcharodon carcharias — noun large aggressive shark widespread in warm seas; known to attack humans • Syn: ↑great white shark, ↑white shark, ↑man eater, ↑man eating shark • Hypernyms: ↑mackerel shark • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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