from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A shark; now specifically, Reniceps tiburo or Carcharinus fronto.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A shark of West Indian or Central American waters; in a present use (Mexican), Carcharinus fronto, a shark found on the Pacific coast of Mexico.


From Middle French tiburon, Spanish tiburón, of uncertain origin. (Wiktionary)


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