skaamoog

noun skaam·oog \ ˈskäˌmōg \

Definition of skaamoog

plural -s
southern Africa
:a cat shark of the family Scyliorhinidae

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Origin and Etymology of skaamoog

Afrikaans, from skaam to be ashamed (from Dutch schamen, from Middle Dutch) + oog eye, from D, from Middle Dutch oge; probably from the habit of folding the tail over the head when caught; akin to Old High German ouga eye


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