Echinorhinus

noun
Echi·​no·​rhi·​nus | \ -ˈrīnəs \

Definition of Echinorhinus

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

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History and Etymology for Echinorhinus

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

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“Echinorhinus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Echinorhinus. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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