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soupfin shark

[soop-fin] /ˈsupˌfɪn/
noun
1.
a requiem shark, Galeorhinus zyopterus, inhabiting the Pacific Ocean, valued for its fins, which are used by the Chinese in the preparation of a soup, and for its liver, which is rich in vitamin A.
Also called soupfin.
Origin of soupfin shark
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05
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soupfin

/ˈsuːpˌfɪn/
noun
1.
a Pacific requiem shark, Galeorhinus zyopterus, valued for its fins, which are used to make soup
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