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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
April 25, 2015
lissome Hear it
nimble or easily flexed
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