genus Cetorhinus

noun
comprising only the basking sharks; in some classifications considered the type genus of a separate family Cetorhinidae
Syn: ↑Cetorhinus
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Lamnidae, ↑family Lamnidae
Member Meronyms: ↑basking shark, ↑Cetorhinus maximus

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  • Cetorhinus — noun comprising only the basking sharks; in some classifications considered the type genus of a separate family Cetorhinidae • Syn: ↑genus Cetorhinus • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Lamnidae, ↑family Lamnidae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cetorhinus maximus — noun large harmless plankton eating northern shark; often swims slowly or floats at the sea surface • Syn: ↑basking shark • Hypernyms: ↑mackerel shark • Member Holonyms: ↑Cetorhinus, ↑genus Cetorhinus …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Lamnidae — noun oceanic sharks • Syn: ↑family Lamnidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Elasmobranchii, ↑subclass Elasmobranchii, ↑Selachii, ↑subclass Selachii …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Lamnidae — noun oceanic sharks • Syn: ↑Lamnidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Elasmobranchii, ↑subclass Elasmobranchii, ↑Selachii, ↑subclass Selachii …   Useful english dictionary

  • basking shark — noun large harmless plankton eating northern shark; often swims slowly or floats at the sea surface • Syn: ↑Cetorhinus maximus • Hypernyms: ↑mackerel shark • Member Holonyms: ↑Cetorhinus, ↑genus Cetorhinus * * * ˈbasking shark 7 …   Useful english dictionary

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