basking shark

noun bask·ing shark \ˈbas-kiŋ-\

Definition of BASKING SHARK

:  a large plankton-feeding shark (Cetorhinus maximus) that has an oil-rich liver and may attain a length of up to 45 feet (13.7 meters)

First Known Use of BASKING SHARK

circa 1769


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