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English → English (WordNet) Definition: Carcharodon carcharias Carcharodon carcharias n : large aggressive shark widespread in warm seas; known to attack humans [syn: great white shark, white shark, man-eater, man-eating shark]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Carcharodon carcharias Great White shark \Great White shark\ a large shark (Carcharodon carcharias, class Chondrichtyes) usually found in warm seas. When young it is bluish but it becomes white with age. It grows to over 15 feet in length and is feared as a man-eater. Also called white shark and great white. [PJC] Shark \Shark\, n. [Of uncertain origin; perhaps through OF. fr. carcharus a kind of dogfish, Gr. karchari`as, so called from its sharp teeth, fr. ka`rcharos having sharp or jagged teeth; or perhaps named from its rapacity (cf. Shark, v. t. & i.); cf. Corn. scarceas.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of elasmobranch fishes of the order Plagiostomi, found in all seas. [1913 Webster] Note: Some sharks, as the basking shark and the whale shark, grow to an enormous size, the former becoming forty feet or more, and the latter sixty feet or more, in length. Most of them are harmless to man, but some are exceedingly voracious. The man-eating sharks mostly belong to the genera Carcharhinus, Carcharodon, and related genera. They have several rows of large sharp teeth with serrated edges, as the great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias or Carcharodon Rondeleti) of tropical seas, and the great blue shark (Carcharhinus glaucus) of all tropical and temperate seas. The former sometimes becomes thirty-six feet long, and is the most voracious and dangerous species known. The rare man-eating shark of the United States coast (Charcarodon Atwoodi) is thought by some to be a variety, or the young, of C. carcharias. The dusky shark (Carcharhinus obscurus), and the smaller blue shark (C. caudatus), both common species on the coast of the United States, are of moderate size and not dangerous. They feed on shellfish and bottom fishes. [1913 Webster] 2. A rapacious, artful person; a sharper. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] 3. Trickery; fraud; petty rapine; as, to live upon the shark. [Obs.] --South. [1913 Webster] Baskin shark, Liver shark, Nurse shark, Oil shark, Sand shark, Tiger shark, etc. See under Basking, Liver, etc. See also Dogfish, Houndfish, Notidanian, and Tope. Gray shark, the sand shark. Hammer-headed shark. See Hammerhead. Port Jackson shark. See Cestraciont. Shark barrow, the eggcase of a shark; a sea purse. Shark ray. Same as Angel fish (a), under Angel. Thrasher shark or Thresher shark, a large, voracious shark. See Thrasher. Whale shark, a huge harmless shark (Rhinodon typicus) of the Indian Ocean. It becomes sixty feet or more in length, but has very small teeth. [1913 Webster] Man-eater \Man"-eat`er\, n. (Zo["o]l.) One who, or that which, has an appetite for human flesh; specifically, one of certain large sharks (esp. Carcharodon carcharias syn. Carcharodon Rondeleti); also, a lion or a tiger which has acquired the habit of feeding upon human flesh. [1913 Webster] man-eating shark \man-eating shark\ n. A term applied to sharks that attack humans, especially the great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias), a large aggressive shark widespread in warm seas. Syn: great white shark, white shark, man-eater, Carcharodon carcharias . [WordNet 1.5] man-eating shark \man-eating shark\ n. A term applied to sharks that attack humans, especially the great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias), a large aggressive shark widespread in warm seas. Syn: great white shark, white shark, man-eater, Carcharodon carcharias . [WordNet 1.5] Requin \Re"quin\ (r?"kw?n), n. [F., fr. reqiem a Mass sung for the dead. See Requiem.] (Zo["o]l.) The man-eater, or white shark (Carcharodon carcharias); -- so called on account of its causing requiems to be sung. [1913 Webster] Carcharodon \Carcharodon\ prop. n. A genus of sharks including man-eating sharks, such as the great white shark, Carcharodon carcharias. Syn: genus Carcharodon. [WordNet 1.5]

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