genus Rhincodon

noun
whale sharks
Syn: ↑Rhincodon
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Rhincodontidae, ↑family Rhincodontidae
Member Meronyms: ↑whale shark, ↑Rhincodon typus

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