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whale shark

noun

Definition of whale shark

  1. :  a shark (Rhincodon typus) of warm waters that has small teeth, feeds chiefly on plankton strained by its gill rakers, may sometimes attain a length of up to 60 feet (18.3 meters), and is the largest known fish



Circa 1885

First Known Use of whale shark

circa 1885


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