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English noun: whitetip shark

1. whitetip shark (animal) smooth dogfish of Pacific and Indian Oceans and Red Sea having white-tipped dorsal and caudal fins

Synonymsreef whitetip shark, Triaenodon obseus

Broader (hypernym)smooth dogfish

Member meronymgenus Triaenodon, Triaenodon

2. whitetip shark (animal) large deep-water shark with white-tipped dorsal fin; worldwide distribution; most dangerous shark

SynonymsCarcharinus longimanus, oceanic whitetip shark, white-tipped shark

Broader (hypernym)requiem shark

Member meronymCarcharhinus, genus Carcharhinus

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