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tiger shark

n.
A large voracious shark (Galeocerdo cuvier) of tropical and warm temperate waters, having a grayish-brown body with dark stripes and spots that are especially prominent in juveniles.

tiger shark

n
1. (Animals) a voracious omnivorous requiem shark, Galeocerdo cuvieri, chiefly of tropical waters, having a striped or spotted body
2. (Animals) any of certain other spotted sharks, such as Stegostoma tigrinum, of the Indian Ocean

ti′ger shark`


n.
a large, voracious shark, Galeocerdo cuvieri, of warm seas.
[1775–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tiger shark - large dangerous warm-water shark with striped or spotted bodytiger shark - large dangerous warm-water shark with striped or spotted body
requiem shark - any of numerous sharks from small relatively harmless bottom-dwellers to large dangerous oceanic and coastal species
Translations
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