genus Galeocerdo

noun
tiger sharks
Syn: ↑Galeocerdo
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Carcharhinidae, ↑family Carcharhinidae
Member Meronyms: ↑tiger shark, ↑Galeocerdo cuvieri

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  • Galeocerdo — noun tiger sharks • Syn: ↑genus Galeocerdo • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Carcharhinidae, ↑family Carcharhinidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Galeocerdo cuvieri — noun large dangerous warm water shark with striped or spotted body • Syn: ↑tiger shark • Hypernyms: ↑requiem shark • Member Holonyms: ↑Galeocerdo, ↑genus Galeocerdo …   Useful english dictionary

  • Galeocerdo maculatus — Tiger Ti ger, n. [OE. tigre, F. tigre, L. tigris, Gr. ti gris; probably of Persian origin; cf. Zend tighra pointed, tighri an arrow, Per. t[=i]r; perhaps akin to E. stick, v. t.; probably so named from its quickness.] 1. A very large and powerful …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Galeocerdo tigrinus — Tiger Ti ger, n. [OE. tigre, F. tigre, L. tigris, Gr. ti gris; probably of Persian origin; cf. Zend tighra pointed, tighri an arrow, Per. t[=i]r; perhaps akin to E. stick, v. t.; probably so named from its quickness.] 1. A very large and powerful …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

  • Tiger shark — For other uses, see Tiger shark (disambiguation). Tiger shark Temporal range: 50–0 Ma[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Requiem shark — Requiem sharks Temporal range: Early Eocene–Recent[1] …   Wikipedia

  • List of sharks — Shark classification Contents 1 Shark classification 2 Taxonomic listing 3 See also …   Wikipedia

  • Taxonomía de los tiburones — Anexo:Taxonomía de los tiburones Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Los tiburones pertenecen a la Supraorden Selachimorpha en la subclase Elasmobranchii en la clase Chondrichthyes. Los Elasmobranchii también incluyen Manta rayas y rayas; los… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Carcharhinidae — noun largest family of living sharks; found worldwide especially in tropical waters; dorsal fin lacks spines: requiem sharks including tiger sharks and soupfin sharks • Syn: ↑family Carcharhinidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

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