Galeorhinus

noun Ga·le·o·rhi·nus \ -ˈrīnəs \

Definition of Galeorhinus

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

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Origin and Etymology of galeorhinus

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


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