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taxonomic synonym of squatina sense 1


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noun combining form

: one or ones having (such) a nose—in taxonomic names in zoology

Word History


New Latin, from Latin, a shark, from Greek rhinē, a shark, file, rasp

Noun combining form

New Latin, from Greek rhin-, rhis nose

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“Rhina.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rhina. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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