Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!


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).

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

  • n. a genus of Carcharhinidae


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.