plural -s
: a small blunt-snouted striped shark (Poroderma africanum) of the East African coast

called also striped dogfish

Word History


Afrikaans, from lui lazy (from Dutch, from Middle Dutch loy, loey) + haai shark, from Dutch, from Middle Dutch haey

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“Lui-haai.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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