: a genus of sharks including the topes and soupfin sharks
in some classifications : a genus of sharks comprising the smooth dogfishes

Word History


New Latin, from Greek galeos dogfish, shark + New Latin -rhinus (from Greek rhinē, a shark)

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“Galeorhinus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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