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great white shark

noun

Definition of GREAT WHITE SHARK

:  a large mackerel shark (Carcharodon carcharias) of warm seas that is bluish when young but becomes whitish with age and has been known to attack humans —called also white shark — see shark illustration

First Known Use of GREAT WHITE SHARK

1833
Medical Dictionary

great white shark

noun

Medical Definition of GREAT WHITE SHARK

:  a large shark (Carcharodon carcharias of the family Lamnidae) that is bluish when young but becomes whitish with age and has been known to attack humans—called also white shark

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