Prionace

noun
Pri·​o·​na·​ce | \ ˌprīəˈnā(ˌ)sē\

Definition of Prionace

: a genus of sharks (family Carcharhinidae) that contains the cosmopolitan blue shark

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History and Etymology for Prionace

New Latin, from prion- + -ace

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“Prionace.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Prionace. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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