Rhina

1 of 2
Rhi·​na
ˈrīnə

taxonomic synonym of squatina sense 1

-rhina

2 of 2

noun combining form

-rhi·​na
"
: one or ones having (such) a nose—in taxonomic names in zoology
Amphirhina
Phyllorhina

Word History

Etymology

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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