from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of small sharks, typical of the family Galeorhinidæ: the topes and oil-sharks. G. galeus or Galeus canis is the tope, and G. zyopterus is the oil-shark of California. Also called Galeus (which see).

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  • n. a genus of Carcharhinidae


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