: a genus of sharks (family Squalidae) comprising the bramble sharks and sometimes being made type of a separate family Echinorhinidae

Word History


New Latin, from echin- + Greek rhinos skin; akin to Old English wrītan to write

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“Echinorhinus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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