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tiger shark

noun

Definition of TIGER SHARK

:  a large gray or brown stocky-bodied requiem shark (Galeocerdo cuvieri) that is nearly cosmopolitan especially in warm seas and can be dangerous to humans — see shark illustration
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First Known Use of TIGER SHARK

circa 1785

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