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

First Known Use of mackerel shark

1819

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mackerel shark

noun mack·er·el shark \ ˈmak-(ə-)rəl- \

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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