Somniosus

noun Som·ni·o·sus \ˌsämnēˈōsəs\

Definition of Somniosus

  1. :  a genus of sharks (suborder Squaloidea) to which the Greenland shark belongs

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Origin and Etymology of somniosus

New Latin, from Late Latin, sleepy, from Latin somnium dream + -osus -ose


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