mackerel shark

noun

Definition of mackerel shark

: any of a family (Lamnidae) of large sharks of tropical to cool temperate oceans that have a pointed snout and relatively few, large teeth and include the great white shark and mako sharks especially : porbeagle

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1819, in the meaning defined above

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mackerel shark

noun
mack·​er·​el shark | \ ˈmak-(ə-)rəl- How to pronounce mackerel shark (audio) \

Medical Definition of mackerel shark

: any of a family (Lamnidae) of large aggressive pelagic sharks that include the great white shark

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