: any of several dogfishes (genus Mustelus) closely related to or included with the requiem sharks
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Recent Examples on the WebMeet the sharks offshore, including the leopard, horn, swell and grey smooth hound species.
Linda Mcintosh, San Diego Union-Tribune, 15 Mar. 2021
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