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ground shark

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  1. any of various requiem sharks, especially of the genus Carcharhinus.

Origin of ground shark

First recorded in 1810–20
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Historical Examples

  • It was a ground-shark, of which there are numbers on that coast.

    The Bushman

    Edward Wilson Landor