mackerel shark


noun

any of several fierce sharks of the family Lamidae, including the great white shark and the mako.

Nearby words

  1. mackenzie, sir alexander,
  2. mackenzie, william lyon,
  3. mackerel,
  4. mackerel breeze,
  5. mackerel gull,
  6. mackerel sky,
  7. mackerras,
  8. mackinac,
  9. mackinac bridge,
  10. mackinaw

Origin of mackerel shark

First recorded in 1810–20

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British Dictionary definitions for mackerel shark

mackerel shark

noun

another name for porbeagle
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