sand tiger


noun
  1. any of several sharks of the family Odontaspididae, especially Odontaspis taurus, inhabiting shallow waters on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean, having sharp, jagged teeth and sometimes dangerous to humans.

Origin of sand tiger

1
First recorded in 1880–85

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