Hexanchus

noun
a genus of Hexanchidae
Syn: ↑genus Hexanchus
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Hexanchidae, ↑family Hexanchidae
Member Meronyms: ↑cow shark, ↑six-gilled shark, ↑Hexanchus griseus

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\\hekˈsaŋkəs\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from hexa- + anchus (probably from Greek anchein to strangle) — more at anger
: the type genus of the family Hexanchidae sometimes considered to include all living members of the family but sometimes restricted to those with six pairs of branchial clefts

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