noun Ga·le·o·cer·do \ˌgālēōˈsər(ˌ)dō\

Definition of Galeocerdo

  1. :  a genus of sharks (family Carcharhinidae) comprising the tiger shark

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Origin and Etymology of galeocerdo

New Latin, from Greek galeos dogfish, shark + kerdō wily one, fox; akin to Greek kerdos profit — more at caird (tinker)

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to cast off or become cast off

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