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ground shark

any of various requiem sharks, especially of the genus Carcharhinus.
Origin of ground shark
1810-20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Their great dread was the ground shark, which lay motionless at the bottom of the sea, and gave no indication of his presence.

  • Their greatest danger is from the ground shark, which lies in wait at the bottom.

    In the Eastern Seas W.H.G. Kingston
  • There are several kinds of sharks, but the most dangerous are the great white shark and the ground shark.

    Peter Simple Frederick Marryat

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