blue nurse

noun
variants: or blue nurse shark

Definition of blue nurse

: a large viviparous gray or bluish shark (Carcharias tricuspidatus) of the Indian and western Pacific oceans often taken for its fins and oily liver

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“Blue nurse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blue%20nurse. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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