ground shark


noun

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

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Origin of ground shark

First recorded in 1810–20
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for ground shark

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

    The Bushman|Edward Wilson Landor