Definitions starting with S

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sun shark, sunshine shark

[from sand shark, by simplification of final consonant cluster, vowel raising, and folk etym.] n. the sand shark, Carcharias taurus, a dangerous warm-water species. (Black)

Tags: animal, fish, noun

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Last update: 2011-10-31 19:35
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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