ground shark

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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. ground row,
  2. ground rule,
  3. ground rule double,
  4. ground rules,
  5. ground run,
  6. ground sloth,
  7. ground sluice,
  8. ground squirrel,
  9. ground state,
  10. ground stroke

Origin of ground shark

First recorded in 1810–20

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Examples from the Web for ground shark

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

    The Bushman|Edward Wilson Landor