from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of several raylike sharks of the genus Squatina, having a broad flat head and body.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A member of the unusual genus Squatina of sharks with flattened bodies and broad pectoral fins resembling skates or rays. There are approximately 16 known species, which are the only members of their taxonomic genus, family and order. They occur worldwide in temperate and tropical seas.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See Angel fish.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. sharks with broad flat bodies and winglike pectoral fins but that swim the way sharks do


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